Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8

A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic plants can be one of the surest ways to tip the scales from enjoyment to frustration. Pond weeds can alter the aesthetics of a pond and have a negative impact on recreational activities, like fishing and …

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Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Class (GI-BMP) Tuesday May 2nd 2017

In 2014, a new law took effect requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators (for hire) to have a license. This law was passed in 2009. A requirement that must be completed to obtain this license is to successfully complete a Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training class. One option to fulfill this requirement is to take …

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Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th

Upcoming Limited CEU and Exam Preparation Class Thursday April 27th



Please contact Matthew Orwat or Cynthia Jackley at the UF / IFAS Washington County Extension Office at 850-638-6180 or mjorwat@ufl.edu to register. We are located at 1424 Jackson Ave (US 90), Chipley Fl. 32428. Pre registration is required.


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Building a Basic Pantry/Using Stored Foods Class – April 18

Tuesday, April 18 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CDT

Washington County Ag Center

1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to …

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Cheesemaking Class – April 13

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store various types of cheeses.

Registration fee is $5 …

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Citrus Greening Seminar Monday April 10th, 6pm

Event will be April 10th, at the Holmes County Ag Center. Citrus Greening has been identified in the Florida Panhandle Coastal Region and confirmed to be present in isolated locations. This educational seminar will assist local residential and commercial citrus producers in becoming aware of the spread and scope of this disease.

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Washington County Cool Season Forage Demonstration – Open 3/24/17

You are invited to come view the 2016-2017 Washington County Cool Season Forage Demonstration. The demo includes 21 forage grass varieties (Oats, Wheat, Rye, Triticale, and Ryegrass). The goal of the demo is to allow producers to observe the differences in the performance of the varieties. All of the varieties were planted side-by-side, on the …

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BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE 6th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow

 BEEKEEPING IN THE PANHANDLE 6th Annual Workshop & Tradeshow  Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2017 Chipley Florida



CLICK HERE to Register Online CLICK HERE to download the mail in registration application and flyer 

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Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series March 13-17

Below you will find the Eventbrite links to upcoming pesticide trainings

Charge is $10 for each session, one person can purchase multiple tickets (in case it is a company paying)


Right-of-Way (4 CEUs or Exam)- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-right-of-way-tickets-32298607003


Core (3 CEUs or Exam)- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-core-tickets-32298418439


Private Applicator (3 CEUs or …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – March 14

Tuesday, March 14
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Holmes County Ag Center
1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay




This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and proper handling of …

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