Monthly Archive: June 2013

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Financial Committee Meeting

July 1, 2013 Time:  Noon -1:30 pm Morgan Stanley Office, 850 S. Palafox St., Suite 200, Pensacola, FL 32502 Agenda: Review financial investment policy to be presented to Board Review Financial Records and Procedures

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4-H Task Force Report Completed

  This is the report from a 12-member task force made of up Escambia County residents appointed by Dr. Nick Place, Dean of UF/IFAS Extension. The task force, which began work in November 2012, was asked to become familiar with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension service and its 4-H …

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Conserve Water with a Rain Barrel

Floridians use more water than any other state for irrigation, and a typical home sprinkler system can account for half of the household water bill during the summer.  The Panhandle of Florida also receives an average of 65 inches of rain a year, the highest in the state and nearly twice the national average. One of …

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Pests of Tomatoes

June is prime time for growing tomatoes here in Escambia County, but it’s also the best time to see a lot of pests in tomatoes that can totally ruin a crop.  To help you figure out what’s “bugging” your tomatoes, here’s a quick rundown of some of the pests that you might see in your …

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