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  1. Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th — February 9, 2016
  2. Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for February? — February 8, 2016
  3. 2016 Beekeeping Program — February 8, 2016
  4. Friday Funny: Marriage Counseling and BBQ Piñatas — February 6, 2016
  5. “Panhandle Outdoors LIVE!” Schedule for 2016 — February 6, 2016

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Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th

March 4th Workshop, Gulf Breeze Location, Registration on Eventbrite March 11th Workshop, Panama City Location, Registration on Eventbrite   AGENDA   9:00-9:25 Opening Session: Introduction to lawn fertilization, when to fertilize and why proper timing is important, the importance of having a soil test 9:35-11:35  Four concurrent 25-minute sessions: Soil profile example, soil texture example, soil test kits, …

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Enjoying Local Seafood; What’s in Peak Season for February?

There has been an increase interest, from both visitors and residents, in purchasing local seafood.  Here we are going to define local seafood as anything caught or grown within 200 miles of your location.  For Pensacola that includes Alabama, Mississippi, and much of Louisiana; for St. Mark’s that would include the Big Bend and much …

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2016 Beekeeping Program

Author: Rick O’Connor – roc1@ufl.edu Sea Grant Extension Agent in Escambia County Rick O’Connor

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Friday Funny: Marriage Counseling and BBQ Piñatas

A farmer and his wife had a challenging marriage.  They seemed to fight every night, so the farmer just got up earlier and worked later each day until he was only at home long enough to eat, bathe, and sleep.  This went on for a few months until finally his wife got fed up with …

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“Panhandle Outdoors LIVE!” Schedule for 2016

Explore some of the Panhandle’s hidden ecological treasures with UF/IFAS Panhandle Outdoors Live! Photo by Judy Biss Northwest Florida is considered one of the top six biodiversity hotspots in the country. The reasons why begin with our unique water features.  Join us to explore these waters and learn more about the Panhandle’s hidden ecological treasures! …

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Winter Forage & Wildlife Food Plot Tour March 4

The 2016 Winter Forage Wildlife Food Plot Tour will be held on March 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the West Florida Research and Education Center (4253 Experiment Dr. Hwy 182 Jay, FL 32565). Join us for a walk through the winter forage and wildlife food plots that were planted in Fall 2015. Speakers …

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Cultivating Futures in Agritourism & Agrimarketing Seminar March 2 & 3

March 2-3, 2016 $ 35 (includes 2 day registration fee & 2 lunches) Wednesday, March 2   8:30 a.m.— 4:00 p.m. Central Seminar Presentation Chipola College Cultural Center, College Street, Marianna 32446 Jane Eckert, featured presenter, is the founder and CEO of Eckert AgriMarketing, a full-service marketing and consulting firm that offers a variety of services …

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UF/IFAS Research Estimates Feral Hogs cost Florida Cattle Industry $2 Million Annually

Feral swine can cause $ 2 million per year in lost cattle production in Florida, according to a new study led by Samantha Wisely, UF/IFAS associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation. Photo credit: UF/IFAS archive Feral swine cost the Florida cattle industry at least $ 2 million a year in lost cattle production, according …

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In Case You Missed It – Cucurbit & Satsuma Meeting Content is now Online

Dr. Pete Andersen talks about satsuma varieties at the Panhandle Satsuma Meeting in Marianna. Thank you to all those who attended the Tri-State Cucurbit and Panhandle Satsuma Meetings held in Jackson County!  We had a great turnout at both meetings, and we even had some folks from as far away as Statesboro, GA.  Don’t fret if …

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January Panhandle Weather Summary & February Outlook

January was a more normal month for much of the Florida Panhandle.  Much of the soil is still somewhat saturated from all of the rain at the end of 2015, but from the map above you can see that the majority of the region had less than 6″ in January 2016.  Portions of Okaloosa, Walton, …

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