Beekeepers Workshop & Trade Show April 21st & 22nd

The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 6th Annual Beekeeper’s Workshop & Tradeshow on April 21st and 22nd at the Washington County Agriculture Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, FL 32428. The activities will take place from 8:00 am – 5:00 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/24/beekeepers-workshop-trade-show-april-21st-22nd/

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc. Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation, Inc., will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 5:00 pm, 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.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/16/escambia-county-4-h-foundation-inc-meeting/

Solitary Bees Make Their Return

Consider yourself lucky this year if your landscape is found to be a suitable spot for one of our solitary bees. Late winter and spring are the times when these beneficial bees begin their development, causing interest and concern for many homeowners. The majority of bee species do not produce a colony. The solitary bees …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/15/solitary-bees-make-their-return/

Spring Garden Series: Tried and True Perennials

Join Escambia County Master Gardeners as they share their expertise on hardy perennials to add color to your landscape.  Program is Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Myrtle Grove United Methodist Church, 1030 N 57th Avenue, Pensacola

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/10/spring-garden-series-tried-and-true-perennials/

Tree Planting Techniques

Learn the best planting techniques for your new container tree or shrub.  

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/06/tree-planting-techniques/

Pruning Crape Myrtles

Before you perform the traditional topping on your crape myrtle, watch the new video from Escambia Extension Horticulture about crape myrtle pruning techniques.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/31/pruning-crape-myrtles/

Breakfast on the Back Forty

BREAKFAST: 8:00 to 9:00 FIELD TOUR: 9:00 to 12:00 Wild Turkey Management Workshop Thursday, February 23, 2017 LOCATION: 1 mile south of Hwy 85 N on Ludlum Road east of Laurel Hill, FL 32567 Breakfast will be provided free of charge but you must pre-register by February16, 2017. To pre-register contact Billie Clayton at (850) …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/breakfast-on-the-back-forty/

Wildlife Management Series: Managing for Bobwhite Quail and other Early Successional Species

Location:  Piney Woods Plantation Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 Time: 9:00 a.m. –1:00 p.m.   Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch provided by:  Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. Lunch will be provided free of charge but you must pre-register by March 17, 2017.  To pre-register contact Billie Clayton at (850) 767-3634.           …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/wildlife-management-series-managing-for-bobwhite-quail-and-other-early-successional-species/

Citrus Health Forum

Florida citrus growers are welcomed to attend the 2017 Citrus Health Forum, February 23rd at the North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. With the continuous development of cold-hardy citrus varieties, and improvement in freeze protection, there has been a significant growth in North Florida citrus in recent years. During the last decade, satsuma …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/30/citrus-health-forum/

Limited Pesticide Trainings Available

Pesticide licenses are required by any lawn or landscape company who will be applying pesticides (including herbicides) as part of their job.  Many lawn professionals who treat plant beds for weeds, only need a Limited pesticide license.  In order to obtain this license, the Florida Department of Agriculture requires that each person attend a 6 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/26/limited-pesticide-trainings-available/

Older posts «

» Newer posts