Sustainability

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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Moving UF/IFAS Extension Forward – Join us December 7th

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Thankful for Jane

November in the Panhandle of Florida. Time for pumpkins, cooler weather, hay rides, football games, harvesting cotton and peanuts, and of course, Thanksgiving.  It’s also time for the annual Peanut Butter Challenge!  We gather peanut butter to give to those who could use a little help feeding their families.  Why peanut butter?  It is the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/10/27/thankful-for-jane/

4-H Bat House Relocated to New Home

Thousands of bats have a new address to call home. Today, crews from Navy Federal Credit Union’s general contractor Hensel Phelps Construction Company installed the bat house on its new foundation on the Escambia County 4-H property, located at 5681 Chalker Road in Molino. According to UF IFAS Extension Agent Carrie Stevenson, the bat house …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/29/4-h-bat-house-relocated-to-new-home/

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/