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2017 Summer Contractors Continuing Education

Earn all 14 required CEHs by attending the University of Florida’s two-day, 14-hour Summer Continuing Education program. Created by the Program for Resource Efficient Communities, these highly interactive continuing education programs provide credits for contractors as well as inspectors, engineers, interior designers, and architects.   2017 Summer Contractors Cont Ed  

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Deer Fly Management for Homeowners

A bite from a deer fly (Family Tabanidae) is a truly unpleasant experience. It is not only painful but many people have an allergic reaction that results in a swollen itchy welt at the sight of the bite. Although there are not many management techniques, homeowners can make a trap to help limit some activity …

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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.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/27/dividing-perennials-in-the-garden/

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

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