Monthly Archive: January 2015

Farm Day 2015

Join us for Farm Day 2014!  THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2014.Grace Fellowship Church Hall, 1412 E Nashville Avenue (West Highway 31), Atmore, AL 36502; Registration starts at 8:00am.Speakers expected are: Dr. Nathan Smith: Crystal Ball Economic Outlook Dr. David Wright: Carinata – Research on Use and Production Practices Dr. Bob Kemerait: Row Crop Diseases – Control, …

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Garden Talks: Learn to Manage Summer Weeds

Landscapes and lawns will always have some weeds but homeowners can learn practices and management techniques to help reduce weed infestations. On Friday, February 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30, the Escambia County Extension Agent and Master Gardeners will talk about using preventative, cultural, mechanical, and chemical management methods for annual and perennial hot …

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A Win-Win Super Bowl Party

Get defensive about your health. These easy-to-tackle recipes are just as tasty, but lower in fat and calories than typical game-day fare. It’s a Win-Win situation. Skip the six-foot-long sub sandwich usually drenched in mayonnaise. Instead serve a soup and sandwich smorgasbord with a variety of low-fat cheeses, whole grain breads, fresh, low-sodium cold cuts, …

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Blue Crab Trap Closure Ending Early

Each year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission closes portions of Florida waters to trapping of blue crabs for a 10-day period (read more about where and when at www.myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/trap-debris/ ). The purpose of these closures is to aid FWC in locating and removal derelict crab traps. In the Florida panhandle the removal period …

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EscaRosa Beekeeping Association January 2015 Meeting

The January meeting of the EscaRosa Beekeeping Association will be held on Saturday January 17, 2015 at 6310 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL 32506. There will be a beekeeping Swap Meet from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., a class on how to make a Solar Wax Melter, questions & answers, and a catered lunch. See …

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2015 Arbor Tree Celebration and Tree Giveaway

The University of Florida IFAS Extension, the Escambia County Community & Environment Department, and the City of Pensacola present the 2015 Arbor Day Celebration and Tree Giveaway. The program this year will be held at Bayview Senior Center, 2001 E Lloyd Street, Pensacola, Florida from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., or until all trees have …

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