Libbie Johnson

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Name: Libbie Johnson
Date registered: February 2, 2012

Biography

Libbie is the Agriculture Extension Agent in Escambia County.

Latest posts

  1. Sugarcane Field Day November 2, 2015 — October 27, 2015
  2. Recreation Pond Management Workshop — October 27, 2015
  3. Escambia County Farm Tour–You’re Invited! — September 15, 2015
  4. Annual Florida Pecan Field Day 2015 in Monticello — September 10, 2015
  5. Extension Farm Field Day August 27, 2015 at Jay, FL — August 12, 2015

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Sugarcane Field Day November 2, 2015

The annual Sugarcane Field Day hosted by the University of Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy (NFREC-Quincy) will be held on November 2nd at the Gadsden County Extension Office, 2140 W Jefferson St., Quincy, FL 32351. This event is geared to new and existing sugarcane producers and syrup makers interested in learning new and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/27/sugarcane-field-day-november-2-2015/

Recreation Pond Management Workshop

Join specialists from the University of Florida and local Extension Agents for a Pond Management Workshop on November 3, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jay Community Center (Santa Rosa County Extension Office), 5259 Booker Lane, Jay, FL 32565. Bring your pond weeds for free identification. For meal reservations, please register by phone or email …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/27/recreation-pond-management-workshop/

Escambia County Farm Tour–You’re Invited!

Interested in learning more about Escambia County Agriculture?  Registration is now open for the 2015 Escambia County Farm Tour.  The event will be on October 9th and costs $20/person.  Register at http://tinyurl.com/2015escambiafarmtour or call 850-587-5404 extension 3  by September 25, 2015.  Participants must be 18 years or older and should expect a fair amount of walking.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/15/escambia-county-farm-tour-you-are-invited/

Annual Florida Pecan Field Day 2015 in Monticello

The annual Florida Pecan Field Day 2015 will be held on Thursday, October 1 at the Jefferson County Extension Office in Monticello. All pecan growers are invited to attend. Commercial pecan production is greatly affected by markets, pests, competition, and the weather. There likely will be plenty of conversation about the weather, but our presentations …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/10/annual-florida-pecan-field-day-2015-in-monticello/

Extension Farm Field Day August 27, 2015 at Jay, FL

The West Florida Research and Education Center invites you to the 2015 Extension Farm Field Day.  Topics include Weed control tools for row crops, Cotton Target Spot: Strategies for control, Peanut Varieties, Weed management in sesame and carinata production, Use of new 2,4-D resistant crops in integrated management of herbicide resistant weeds Sesame: A potential …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/08/12/extension-farm-field-day-august-27-2015-at-jay-fl/

Hydroponic Veggies: Made in the Shade

Growing Vegetables Hydroponically under Open Shade Structures The Small Farms Academy in Live Oak will offer Hydroponic Veggies: Made in the Shade on Thursday July 23, 2015, 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm. This workshop is for farmers interested in learning about using open shade structures to extend their vegetable production season. The program will feature …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/07/19/hydroponic-veggies-made-in-the-shade/

Teach the Teacher International Year of Soil Workshop – July 7, 2015

This summer, the University of Florida IFAS Soil Science Department is offering a one-day, Teach the Teacher International Year of Soil Workshop for educators at locations throughout the state of Florida to learn more about soils and how to relate that information back to their students.  The workshop will be comprised of in-class lectures, activity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/06/11/teach-the-teacher-international-year-of-soil-workshop/

ESCAROSA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Open Hive Workshop and BBQ

The ESCAROSA BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION invites you to the Open Hive Workshop and BBQ on May 16, 2015 from 8 am to 3 pm.  The event will be held in the home garden of Joe and Nancy Tavernetti, 1110 Bauer Road, Pensacola, Florida.  Throughout the day, beekeepers will provide workshops and demonstrations at three open hive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/05/07/escarosa-beekeepers-association-open-hive-workshop-and-bbq/

SILVOPASTURE WORKS!

Silvopasture is the practice of combining timber production with forage and livestock.  Auburn University and Alabama Cooperative Extension System are offering the “Silvopasture Works” workshop at the Solon Dixon Forestry Center in Andalusia, AL on April 24-25.  The workshop will include field tours and classroom lectures.  CFEs will be available.  See the attached flyer for registration and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/24/silvopasture-works/

Wildlife Food Plot Field Day

Join us on Friday, March 20th from 1 pm- 3 pm to learn more about Wildlife Food Plots and which mixtures perform best in northwest Florida. The field tour will take place at the West Florida Research and Education Center, 4253 Experiment Road (Hwy 182), Jay Florida.  This free event will showcase 18 different test …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/03/03/wildlife-food-plot-field-day/

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