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Zoysiagrass Workshop for Horticulture Industry professionals

Zoysiagrass is becoming a very popular turf for new lawns and developments.  Beyond the installation, do you as a landscape maintenance professional know how to properly care for zoysiagrass so that it continues to grow well and look appealing after installation?  Plan to attend the Evidence-based Zoysiagrass Management workshop to learn about specific care techniques …

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The Great CEU Round-up

Presented by Florida Turfgrass Association and University of Florida Where:  Escambia County Extension                                                    When:  July 26, 2017,  8:30 – 4:00 pm EDT 3740 Stefani Road Pensacola, FL 32533 AGENDA 8:30 – 9:00       Registration 9:00—9:50       Pesticides, Pollinators, & Politics in Turf & Ornamentals by Dr. Fred Fishel 10:00 – 10:50   Environmental Fate of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/12/the-great-ceu-round-up/

1st Annual Banquet

  Quality Deer Management Association – Escambia Branch   1st Annual Banquet When:  Friday, May 19, 2017 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Where:  Skopelos at New World Landing 600 S Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 Tickets: $50 Singer,  $75 Couple (price includes meal and QDMA membership or renewal!) Sponsor, Corporate and youth tickets also available. For …

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Repeat Blooming Azaleas

Azaleas remain a well known Spring flowering shrub but flowers often fade to soon. New developments in the industry have introduced the Encore Azalea, a repeat bloomer. Learn more about this azalea In the Garden with Escambia Extension.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/11/repeat-blooming-azaleas/

COLD HARDY CITRUS FIELD DAY

UF/IFAS EXTENSION MADISON AND TAYLOR COUNTIES COLD HARDY CITRUS FIELD DAY SATURDAY APRIL 29, 2017 FLORIDA / GEORGIA CITRUS 5314 BOSTON HWY MONTICELLO, FL 32344 ColdHardyFlyerFlyer

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Dividing Perennials In the Garden

Many of our favorite perennials benefit from dividing. Learn the techniques In the Garden with Escambia Extension.

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In the Garden with Warm Season Herbs

Our change in season means it is time to start growing your favorite warm season herbs.  Learn about planting and growing herbs In the Garden with Escambia Extension.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/23/in-the-garden-with-warm-season-herbs/

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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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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