Monthly Archive: October 2013

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Board Meeting

Escambia County 4-H Foundation Meeting. Monday November 4, 2013. 5:00- 5:45 – Full Board Meeting. 6:30 – 7:30 Meeting with 4-H Club Leaders and Parents. Escambia County Extension Office. Windstorm Building Classroom. Agenda:  Meeting with Dean Nick Place. Investment Policy. 4-H Program Needs for Funding. Other Business.

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Improving Water Quality: Part 5 of 5 – Monitoring

In our five part series on improving water quality in Pensacola Bay we have discussed the problems our bay is facing, how you can re-landscape your yard to reduce runoff, how to develop a living shoreline if you are a waterfront property owner, and how boaters and marinas can reduce their impact.  The last installment …

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Improving Water Quality: Part 4 of 5 – Clean Marina

We do not typically think of marinas when we are thinking water quality but everyone can think of issues at these facilities that could degrade the bodies of water on which they sit.  Motor oil and fuel come to mind first, bottom paint, solid waste, and the discarded parts of cleaned fish can all lower …

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Extension Council Meeting Cancelled

UF/IFAS Escambia County Extension Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Escambia County Extension office auditorium has been cancelled.  The meeting will be rescheduled for a later time TBA.

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Escambia County 4-H Foundation Financial Review Committee Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Escambia County 4-H Foundation Financial Review Committee on Friday, October 18, 2013, at the Escambia County Extension Office from noon until 1 PM.

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Peanut Butter Challenge: Take a Bite out of Hunger – Locally

The Peanut Butter Challenge has officially begun!  From now through November 15th, drop off unopened jars of Peanut Butter to our local UF IFAS Extension office at 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment, and have that jar matched by the donation of a jar from the Florida Peanut Producers Association.  All peanut butter collected will be given to local food pantries …

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Peanut Butter – More than Jelly’s Sidekick

Peanut butter is a versatile food which has soared beyond being jelly’s side kick on bread.  Peanut butter can be used as a snack, as part of a full meal, in baking, and yes, even in cooking.  It’s an economical source of protein and it is a wonderful food to pack for on the go …

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