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Name: Esther Mudge
Date registered: March 1, 2016

Latest posts

  1. 2017 Central Florida Agri-Tourism Conference — August 9, 2017
  2. Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Executive Committee Meeting — July 14, 2017
  3. Water…Myth or Fact? — June 22, 2017
  4. 2017 Field Corn Day — June 14, 2017

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Brassica carinata Summit

  March 29-31, 2017   Featuring: Updates on carinata markets, technical sessions, carinata production and management, research plot tours and demos, commercial production site visit Contact:: Sheeja George:  sheejageorge@ufl.edu; 850-284-1334 Jeff Klingenberg; jklingenberg@agrisoma.com; 229-386-1334 Christine Bliss; clbiss@agrisoma.com; 850-559-7118    

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/08/brassica-carinata-summit/

Solar PV: Is it for me?

University of Florida Extension in Escambia County is partnering with the UF IFAS Extension in Leon County, SunFarm Energy, and Compass Solar Energy to sponsor a 3-hour primer on solar photovoltaic (PV) [electricity from solar panels]. Remote instructors include solar professionals with Independent Green Technologies, City of Tallahassee Utilities, Talquin Electric Cooperative and the Leon …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/08/solar-pv-is-it-for-me/

What’s Shaking…..Too Much Salt

National Salt Awareness Week March 10 – 16, 2017 is National Salt Awareness Week. Salt is the main source of sodium in the American diet. Sodium is a mineral only needed by the body in small amounts. It is found in foods, mostly as sodium chloride. Sodium has an important role in maintaining good health, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/06/whats-shaking-too-much-salt/

Starting a Successful Hydroponic Business

UF/IFAS Extension offers “Starting a Successful Hydroponic Business” two-day short courses When:    March 13-14 or March 17-18, 2017 Where: Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center,  8202 County Road 417,  Live Oak, FL 32060 Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/starting-a-successful-hydroponic-business-registration-28233604471   This program will feature demonstration and hands-on activities inside three greenhouses, a shade house, and an outdoor production area at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/27/starting-a-successful-hydroponic-business/

Beekeepers Workshop & Trade Show April 21st & 22nd

The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 6th Annual Beekeeper’s Workshop & Tradeshow on April 21st and 22nd at the Washington County Agriculture Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. The activities will take place from 8:00 am – 5:00 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/24/beekeepers-workshop-trade-show-april-21st-22nd/

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc., will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 5:00 pm, at the Langley Bell 4-H Center – located at 3730 Stefani Road, Cantonment, FL.  For further questions, please contact Susan Hendrix @ shendrix@ufl.edu or 850-475-5230.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/16/escambia-county-4-h-foundation-inc-meeting/

Breakfast on the Back Forty

BREAKFAST: 8:00 to 9:00 FIELD TOUR: 9:00 to 12:00 Wild Turkey Management Workshop Thursday, February 23, 2017 LOCATION: 1 mile south of Hwy 85 N on Ludlum Road east of Laurel Hill, FL 32567 Breakfast will be provided free of charge but you must pre-register by February16, 2017. To pre-register contact Billie Clayton at (850) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/breakfast-on-the-back-forty/

Wildlife Management Series: Managing for Bobwhite Quail and other Early Successional Species

Location:  Piney Woods Plantation Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m.   Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch provided by:  Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. Lunch will be provided free of charge but you must pre-register by March 17, 2017.  To pre-register contact Billie Clayton at (850) 767-3634.           …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/wildlife-management-series-managing-for-bobwhite-quail-and-other-early-successional-species/

Citrus Health Forum

Florida citrus growers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Citrus Health Forum, February 23rd at the North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. With the continuous development of cold-hardy citrus varieties, and improvement in freeze protection, there has been a significant growth in North Florida citrus in recent years. During the last decade, satsuma …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/citrus-health-forum/

Backyard Poultry Basics

Presented by: University of Florida / IFAS Escambia County TOPICS: Session 1 March 6, 2017 The Backyard Chicken Experience, Breeds, Regulations Part 1, Purchasing Birds Session 2 March 13, 2017 Housing, Diets, Daily Care Session 3 March 20, 2017 Egg Production, Disease Management, Selling Product (Regulations Part 2) Location: 3740 Stefani Road Cantonment, FL 32533 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/23/backyard-poultry-basics/

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