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Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference October 11

Mark your calendars, put in your vacation request, or whatever you need to do to prepare to take part in the Panhandle Fruit & Vegetable Conference.  The conference will provide a great opportunity for networking and the sharing of practical farming knowledge that can help farmers across the region. This event promises lots of learning …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/14/panhandle-fruit-vegetable-conference-october-11/

Panhandle Pond Management Workshops May 31 & June 7

Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/07/panhandle-pond-management-workshops-may-31-june-7/

Citrus Choices for the Panhandle

The panhandle of Florida is a great place to grow citrus with our plentiful sunshine and sandy soil. But some varieties do better than others. Here are some that thrive in the more northerly climes of Florida: Nagami kumquat. Photo credit: UF/IFAS. Satsuma mandarin is cold hardy to 15°F once established. There are a few …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/06/citrus-choices-for-the-panhandle/

Ashe Magnolia, Rare Beauty of the Florida Panhandle

The huge flowers and leaves of Ashe magnolia make it one of my favorite native flowering trees. Individual flowers may be 6 – 12 inches in diameter and are white with purple blotches at the bases of the 3 inner petal-like tepals. When in flower, as they are now in April, the huge white blooms …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/21/ashe-magnolia-rare-beauty-of-the-florida-panhandle/

2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course Highlights with Links to Presentations

Click to view slideshow. Jackson County Extension hosted the 2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course on Thursday, March 3, 2016.  Extension Specialists from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama came to relay new and pertinent information concerning crops to farmers. Attendees were able to attain CEUs for their restricted use pesticide license as well as for Certified Crop …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/19/2016-panhandle-row-crop-short-course-highlights-with-links-to-presentations/

Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series March 14,17,18, 23

Hosted at the Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, FL The Central Panhandle Pesticide Training Series is a multi-county collaboration between Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Gadsden extension agents. Occurring every March, the host county for the pesticide series will rotate each year. These trainings will serve both as review classes for anyone interested in obtaining …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/12/central-panhandle-pesticide-training-series-march-141718-23/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

The Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 5th Annual Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016 Beekeeping is one of the fastest growing hobby and commercial endeavors in Florida.  There is much to learn and share about this fascinating trade. The workshop and trade show offers something for every level and …

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Panhandle Turf Fertilization Workshop: March 4th or 11th

March 4th Workshop, Gulf Breeze Location, Registration on Eventbrite March 11th Workshop, Panama City Location, Registration on Eventbrite   AGENDA   9:00-9:25 Opening Session: Introduction to lawn fertilization, when to fertilize and why proper timing is important, the importance of having a soil test 9:35-11:35  Four concurrent 25-minute sessions: Soil profile example, soil texture example, soil test kits, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/09/panhandle-turf-fertilization-workshop-march-4th-or-11th/

“Panhandle Outdoors LIVE!” Schedule for 2016

Explore some of the Panhandle’s hidden ecological treasures with UF/IFAS Panhandle Outdoors Live! Photo by Judy Biss Northwest Florida is considered one of the top six biodiversity hotspots in the country. The reasons why begin with our unique water features.  Join us to explore these waters and learn more about the Panhandle’s hidden ecological treasures! …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/06/panhandle-outdoors-live-schedule-for-2016/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Trade Show April 1 & 2

The Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group is pleased to offer the 5th Annual Beekeepers Field Day And Trade Show 2016 Beekeeping is one of the fastest growing hobby and commercial endeavors in Florida.  There is much to learn and share about this fascinating trade. The workshop and trade show offers something for every level and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/06/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-workshop-trade-show-april-1-2/

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