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Health Advisories Issued for Local Waters

Six stations were sampled this week by the Florida Department of Health – all six had high levels of bacteria.  Health advisories were issued for all.  This is due to excessive rain during Hurricane Nate.  Those bodies of water are: Bayou Texar Bayou Chico Bayou Grande Big Lagoon State Park Quietwater Beach Sanders Beach

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Escambia County FL Sea Grant Agent Awarded

Rick O’Connor, Florida Sea Grant Agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County, has been awarded the 2017 Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award. The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity, and leadership in his or her extension program. His programs include topics on coastal invasive and nuisance species, …

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Executive Committee Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:00 p.m., and the Executive Committee meeting at 6:00 p.m. 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.

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2017 NFREC Beef/Forage Day

Friday, September 15, 2017 UF/IFAS NFREC Beef Research Unit (One mile west of Greenwood, FL on HWY 162) For more information call 850-526-1613 or visit the NFREC website (http://nfrec.ifas.ufl.edu/)               2017 NFREC Beef_Forage Day_Brochure    

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Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop

Presented by the Six Rivers Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) and Florida Forest Stewardship Program September 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm CT UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Rd, Crestview, FL 32539-7124 Join us to learn about identifying and controlling some of the most troublesome invasive exotic plants like cogongrass, Japanese …

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2017 Central Florida Agri-Tourism Conference

September 26-27, 2017   REGISTER HERE   http://tinyurl.com/ CentralFL-AgritourismConf   Participants must register in advance Registration ends September 22   COST Register by September 8 Both days: $70 (limited to 55 tickets) First Day only: $35 Register by September 9-22 First day only: $45.00   PolkAgriTourismFlyerPrint    

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Executive Committee Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m., 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.

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Hydrangeas for the Garden

Learn about a few hydrangeas for the Gulf Coast garden from Carol Lord with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.

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2017 Field Corn Day

UF/IFAS WEST FLORIDA RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017 • 10am – 12pm   4253 Experiment Road, HWY 182,                                    Jay, Florida 32565                                  Sponsored Lunch TOPICS Nutrient Management in Corn                      Corn Earworm and Fall Armyworm in Florida Panhandle:  What We Need to Know   For meal planning purposes, please call Bethany …

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SOUTHWEST ALABAMA STORED GRAIN WORKSHOP

Pesticide recertification points and Certified Crop Advisor Points will be available. Sponsored by the Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Checkoff  Committee. Thanks to Shelly Farms and Perdido Farms for hosting the workshop July 18, 2017 Southwest Alabama Stored Grain Workshop Shelly Farms – Bell Creek Road, Atmore, Alabama Registration is free. Please PRE-REGISTER by contacting Kim …

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