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Gear Up for Leon County Extension’s Garden Educator Training Series

The Garden Educator Training Series helps garden leaders start or improve their school or community garden. Photo by Molly Jameson.   By Tiffany Torres Tiffany Torres is the Family Nutrition Program Northwest District Food Systems Specialist with UF/IFAS Extension. With the cooler months of fall upon us, school gardens across the Panhandle are beginning to …

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Got Compost? Leon County Offering Hands-on Workshops

Got Compost? Please join UF/IFAS Leon County Agricultural and Horticultural Extension Agents for a hands-on composting workshop. Extension Agents Mark Tancig and Molly Jameson will lead participants through: An in-class presentation on composting science and research based composting methods A hands-on demonstration on building and maintaining compost piles Participants will help turn an existing compost …

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Boxwood Blight Update: Disease Confirmed in Leon County

Close up of Boxwood Blight symptoms from the pyramid boxwood to the right. Note the dark discoloration of the leaves. Stems presented same dark discoloration. Also note leaf drop on the soil inside the pot. Photo credit: Fanny Iriate Fanny Iriarte, Mathews Paret, and Gary Knox, University of Florida, North Florida Research and Education Center, …

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Leon County’s 2016 Backyard Gardening Series

Please join UF/IFAS Leon County Agricultural and Horticultural Extension Agents as they present the:     The series will run from 6:00-8:00 PM on March 24 and March 31, 2016 at the Leon County Extension Office, located at 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. The two-day series will feature Extension Agents Mark Tancig, Molly …

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Leon County Extension Launches “Adopt-a-Garden” Volunteer Program

Volunteers after lots of hard work mulching and adding compost to eight raised beds at The Shelter garden. Have you ever been interested in volunteering at a school or community garden? Are you involved with a garden that could use some help? Well, UF/IFAS Leon County Extension recently started an Adopt-a-Garden program for volunteers to …

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Murphy, Newman, & Cooper Honored as Leon County Agricultural Innovators

David Newman (left), Hanah Newman (right) and Tyler Murphey (not pictured) were honored as Agricultural Innovators in Leon County by Molly Jameson, Leon COunty Extension (center). On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera …

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Compost Community Honored as Leon County Agricultural Innovator

Kendra Zamojski and Scott Jackson, Leon County Extension recognized Sundiata Ameh-El and youth from Compost Community as Agricultural Innovators in Leon County. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This …

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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!

The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS Leon County Extension building as a case study. This project proves that older office buildings can be …

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Agricultural Innovator: Leon County

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Forestry Tools Jefferson and Leon Outdoor Camp

Campers Measuring Trees with Division of Forestry. Author: Scott Jackson – lsj@ufl.edu http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/seagrant Scott Jackson

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