Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Board Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Board Meeting April 23, 2014 Noon – 1:00 Escambia County Extension Office Please rsvp to Fran, lainhaf@ufl.edu   Agenda  Board duties and responsibilities 4-H Acquisition Update Planning date for Full Board Training Financial Report – Finance Committee

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Escambia County 4-H Scholarships

Escambia County 4-H Foundation & Navy Federal Credit Union 4-H Scholarships Available Escambia County 4-H Foundation is happy to offer college scholarship opportunities to graduating senior 4-H members. Thanks to the generosity of Navy Federal Credit Union, two 4-H scholarships are available this year. Applicants may apply for both but can only receive one. Please read …

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Dean Place’s Update on 4-H Property

  4-H LETTER FROM UF/IFAS DEAN NICK PLACE   Recent breaking events have been positive moves to advance the purchase of acreage for 4-H in Escambia County.  Please see the attached letter from Dr. Nick Place, Dean and Director for UF/IFAS Extension regarding moving forward. Click here for Dean Place’s Letter

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Living in the Coastal Zone

Living in the Coastal Zone: What You Should Know About Changes to Your Flood Insurance. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, two locations. See flyer for complete details. Topics: Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program made by the 2012 Biggert-Waters Act and 2014 Grimm-Waters Act and how they may affect your home and property insurance rates.

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Bottlebrush Regrowth

It is always better to wait when it comes to evaluating winter damage on plants.  Many people have already written off their beautiful bottlebrush trees but we are currently seeing new growth emerge at the Escambia County Demonstration gardens.  Early on we throught the plants were damaged beyond hope but signs of regrowth prove that …

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Tomatoes at Twilight

Workshop for farmers interested in learning about small farm tomato production. April 24, 2014. UF/IFAS WFREC. See flyer for complete details and registration information. Tomatoes at Twilight Flyer.

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EFNEP Families Save $1,028.40 a Year!

What is EFNEP?  EFNEP is the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program sponsored by UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County. Adult EFNEP participants learn to: Buy and prepare healthier foods for their families. Save money at the grocery store. Be active. Keep food safe. Who can attend?  Groups of individuals with children who are eligible for …

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Water Quality Update – April 4, 2014

HEALTH ADVISORIES ISSUED AGAIN THIS WEEK   Enterococcus bacteria counts continue to plague our local bayous.  To date 4 of the 11 Bayou Texar samples, all three of the Bayou Chico and both of the Bayou Grande samples have been above the 104 colonies / 100-ml limit for safe water.  This is probably all linked …

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Spring into Cleaning

Spring is officially upon us.  There are few rites of spring more familiar than the annual Spring Cleaning.    It is easier and healthier to live in a clean, well-organized home.  Spring Cleaning doesn’t have to be synonymous with drudgery, though. The key to cleaning is being organized and familiar with the uses of different cleaning …

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Reducing Sanitary Sewage Overflows

  As we continue to try and improve recreational water quality around the state we are constantly looking for the sources and solutions for the problem.  Many environmental scientists would agree that the number one issue our surface waters are combating are excessive nutrients.  These nutrients spawn algal blooms which can decrease water clarity and …

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Finance Committee Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Finance Committee Meeting. Morgan Stanley Conference Room – 850 S. Palafox Street. Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Noon – 1:30. Agenda: 1.  Investment Policy. 2.  Review Banking and Deposits. 3. Audit for 2014.

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