Escambia County Extension Calendar

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/11/02/escambia-county-extension-calendar/

Nutrition in a Desk Drawer

Nutrition in a Desk Drawer   A busy schedule is the most used excuse for not eating nutritiously. When pressed for time it’s easy to fall into the habit of making unhealthy food choices. For those who have no time to prepare meals during the work day, yet want to eat nutritiously, one solution is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/06/20/nutrition-in-a-desk-drawer/

2016 Field Corn Day

FieldCornFlyer2016

UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565 TOPICS Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends Application timing for corn production Sponsored Lunch For meal planning purposes, please call Bethany at the Jay …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/06/07/2016-field-corn-day/

Goliath Grouper Survey Begins this Week!

The goliath grouper is the largest member of the grouper family – reaching length’s of 8 ft and weight of over 800 lbs.  This species has been on FWC’s no-harvest list for several years due to overharvesting.  Today the number, and range, of this grouper have increased.  Each year Dr. Angela Collins (Florida Sea Grant), …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/06/05/goliath-grouper-survey-begins-this-week/

Forest Stewardship Workshop: Use Prescribed Fire Safely and Effectively

September 27, 2016; 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, CT Blackwater River State Forest, Bear Lake Pavilion Prescribed fire is applied to thousands of acres in the South each year to achieve forestry, agricultural and/or wildlife management objectives. Under the right conditions prescribed fire is an effective tool for reducing fuel loads and improving wildlife habitat, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/06/03/forest-stewardship-workshop-use-prescribed-fire-safely-and-effectively/

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Board Meeting

The Escambia County 4-H Foundation will hold an Executive Board meeting with all members invited   Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Meeting Board Meeting Thursday, June 2, 2016 4:30 p.m. – Langley Bell 4-H Center, Science Room Agenda: Financial Report 4-H Property Projects Recommendations Adjourn For further information contact Pam Allen at 850-475-5230 or pha@ufl.edu

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/06/01/escambia-county-4-h-foundation-executive-board-meeting-5/

The Lionfish Tournament is Over… What Now?

The recent Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day was a big success.  8,089 lionfish were removed over that weekend and over 6000 visitors are now more aware of the issue this invasive fish is causing in our waters.  But did it help?  Did this tournament make a large dent in the local population? Honestly, we are …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/27/the-lionfish-tournament-is-over-what-now/

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

This time of year the local seafood restaurants are full of folks seeking, and enjoying, local seafood. Particularly now folks are interested where they can get local seafood.  In this series we are letting citizens know which local species are in peak season, and are good choices when selecting a product to buy. SHELLFISH In …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/23/enjoying-local-seafood-whats-in-peak-season-for-may/

Restoring Healthy Estuaries – Update

Restoring our estuary to a more healthy state is of interest to many in our community.  The Sea Grant Program in Escambia County is trying to provide both education and training to help local citizens better understand what problems we have, solutions that may help mitigate them, and train citizens to assist in monitoring our …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/21/restoring-healthy-estuaries-update/

Escarosa Beekeeper’s Association

SATURDAY MAY 21 flyer

COME AND JOIN FOR FUN AND INFORMATION ABOUT BEEKEEPING SATURDAY Time: 8am-2pm Breakfast and lunch will be provided LOCATION: ESCAMBIA COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE 3740 STEFANI ROAD PENSACOLA, FL 32533  1. BEEKEEPING MANAGEMENT 2. SWARM PREVENTION / SWARM INSTALLATION TO A HIVE 3. PLACEMENT OF SUPERS 4. OVERVIEW OF DIFFERENT METHODS OF EXTRACTION & EQUIPMENT 5. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/17/escarosa-beekeepers-association/

Aerospace Community Event and Youth Day Camp

4-H is partnering with the Northwest Florida Modelers club to bring our community a day of fun and aeronautical adventure as community members take part in watching amazing demonstrations and youth get hands on in learning about the science of flight. Everyone is welcome, but please register your youth with us at the 4-H office …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/05/04/aerospace-community-event-and-youth-day-camp/

Older posts «