Escambia County Extension Calendar

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Supermarket Smarts

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Do you consider buying groceries a real grind? A necessary evil?  Well, it may never turn into a fun adventure for you, but there are some things you can do to make it easier on you and your budget. Grocery shopping actually begins at home: Keep a pad handy in the kitchen for a list; …

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4th Annual Florida & Caribbean Bee College

Friday & Saturday August 12 -13, 2106 UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center Davie, FL                      Check out these new workshops!      Honey bee pest & diseases / Queen rearing (with Dr. Larry Connor) To register for any of these events, go to: http://hbrel.eventbrite.com   2016_SFCBC_Flier  

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Master Gardener Program Open House

Escambia County Extension will offer informational sessions for community members who are interested in the 2016-17 Master Gardener Training classes.  The session will be held on Tuesday, August 16 at  9:00 a.m. and last about 30 minutes.  Horticulture Agent Beth Bolles and veteran Master Gardeners will talk about the training classes and Master Gardener projects.  Please let …

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Growing Healthy Palms Program

University of Florida palm and disease Extension specialist Dr. Monica Elliott will share information on palm installation and best management practices. Join us Wednesday, July 27, 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the Escambia County Central Office Complex for the program. Call 475-5230 or email bbolles@ufl.edu to register for the free program.  

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Nutrition in a Desk Drawer

Nutrition in a Desk Drawer   A busy schedule is the most used excuse for not eating nutritiously. When pressed for time it’s easy to fall into the habit of making unhealthy food choices. For those who have no time to prepare meals during the work day, yet want to eat nutritiously, one solution is …

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2016 Field Corn Day

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UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 4253 Experiment Road, Hwy 182, Jay, FL 32565 TOPICS Corn Variety Trial and Demonstration Environmentally Smart Nitrogen (ESN) and urea blends Application timing for corn production Sponsored Lunch For meal planning purposes, please call Bethany at the Jay …

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Goliath Grouper Survey Begins this Week!

The goliath grouper is the largest member of the grouper family – reaching length’s of 8 ft and weight of over 800 lbs.  This species has been on FWC’s no-harvest list for several years due to overharvesting.  Today the number, and range, of this grouper have increased.  Each year Dr. Angela Collins (Florida Sea Grant), …

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Forest Stewardship Workshop: Use Prescribed Fire Safely and Effectively

September 27, 2016; 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, CT Blackwater River State Forest, Bear Lake Pavilion Prescribed fire is applied to thousands of acres in the South each year to achieve forestry, agricultural and/or wildlife management objectives. Under the right conditions prescribed fire is an effective tool for reducing fuel loads and improving wildlife habitat, …

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Board Meeting

The Escambia County 4-H Foundation will hold an Executive Board meeting with all members invited   Escambia County 4-H Foundation Executive Meeting Board Meeting Thursday, June 2, 2016 4:30 p.m. – Langley Bell 4-H Center, Science Room Agenda: Financial Report 4-H Property Projects Recommendations Adjourn For further information contact Pam Allen at 850-475-5230 or pha@ufl.edu

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The Lionfish Tournament is Over… What Now?

The recent Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day was a big success.  8,089 lionfish were removed over that weekend and over 6000 visitors are now more aware of the issue this invasive fish is causing in our waters.  But did it help?  Did this tournament make a large dent in the local population? Honestly, we are …

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