Monthly Archive: June 2016

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 …

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2016 Field Corn Day

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 …

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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), …

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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, …

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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

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