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April Weather Summary & May Outlook

National Weather Service estimates for April 2017 rainfall across the Florida Panhandle. April was another dry month for much of the Florida Panhandle.  There were streaks of red where heavy bands of rain came ashore and dropped 5-10″, but much of the region that is shaded beige or tan received less than 5″ of rain …

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April Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $ 21.35/cwt. during April. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $ 160.13/head ($ 21.35/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $ 10,675.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, …

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April Showers Us With Generosity

The month of April brings one of my favorite times of the year.  We have the Easter Bunny showering us with treats on Easter and the Earth dancing on its axis for Earth Day.  Pick any type of towering tree for Arbor Day and then there are a gazillion funny pranks and jokes to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/25/april-showers-us-with-generosity/

Private/Core Pesticide Applicator Training – April 28th

Are you in need of CEUs for renewal of your restricted use pesticide license? If you do not have a license, are you interested in obtaining one? The UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County office will be offering restricted use pesticide applicator training on April 28th in two separate sessions to accommodate the varying needs of participants.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/08/privatecore-pesticide-applicator-training-april-28th/

Permaculture Workshop – April 29

The Jackson County Master Gardeners are hosting “Permaculture: An Introduction” on Saturday, April 29. Join us from 9AM to 2PM on Saturday, April 29 at the Jackson County Extension Office (2741 Penn Ave., Ste.#3, Marianna, FL) to learn the basics of permaculture. What is permaculture you might ask? Basically, it is the utilization of edible …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/08/permaculture-workshop-april-29/

Plan to Purple Up on April 21st

April is the Month of The Military Child! When we think of honoring our military, we often think of Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Did you know there is also a time identified to honor our youngest heroes, military children? Since 1986, April has been designated Month of the Military Child. This allows us to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/06/plan-to-purple-up-on-april-21st/

Remember the 3 R’s! – Earth Day April 22, 2017

  Do you remember the 3 R’s?  If you are over the age of forty you are probably thinking of a classroom, a teacher, and learning about Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic.  These are the basic standards for learning, of course.  However, it is now 2017and the 3 R’s have a new meaning to a new …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/03/remember-the-3-rs-earth-day-april-22-2017-2/

April Cattle & Forage Management Reminders

UF/IFAS Beef Cattle & Forage Specialists, and County Extension Agents serving the Florida Panhandle developed a basic management calendar for cattle producers in the region.  The purpose of this calendar is to provide reminders for management techniques with similar timing to those used at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/31/april-cattle-forage-management-reminders/

Remember the 3 R’s! – Earth Day April 22, 2017

Do you remember the 3 R’s?  If you are over the age of forty you are probably thinking of a classroom, a teacher, and learning about Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic.  These are the basic standards for learning, of course.  However, it is now 2017and the 3 R’s have a new meaning to a new generation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/23/remember-the-3-rs-earth-day-april-22-2017/

Spring Festival of Flowers April 7-9, 2017!

About the Spring Festival of Flowers The University of Florida, IFAS and the Pensacola State College Milton Campus invites you to join them for one of the largest festivals of the season. This is a popular event that draws plant enthusiast from near and far. This festival features plant nurseries, UF student club plant sale, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/21/spring-festival-of-flowers-april-7-9-2017/

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