Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Join us at the PANHANDLE FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONFERENCE! Our event will feature leading experts in fruit and vegetable production that will provide seminars, hands-on learning, and educational farm tours. Come to the conference and learn to grow more on your farm for your community! October 11, 2016 Registration & Tradeshow begins at 7:30 a.m. …

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Escambia County Backyard Poultry Guide

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Backyard poultry have gained popularity within the United States as a sustainable and small farm production animal that can be kept in a relatively small area.  In the City of Pensacola and Escambia County, local governments have passed ordinances to make it easier for residents in non-agriculturally zoned areas to legally keep poultry for personal …

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Black Medic (Medicago lupulina)

Escambia County Extension has had a number of calls about black medic, seen growing in fields, pastures, roadsides, and yards.  This winter annual is a member of the legume family, so it is beneficial in that it will release nitrogen after its Iife cycle is completed.   This plant spreads very low to the ground, and …

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