Tag Archive: 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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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/12/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-workshop-trade-show-april-1-2-2/

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/

January Panhandle Weather Summary & February Outlook

January was a more normal month for much of the Florida Panhandle.  Much of the soil is still somewhat saturated from all of the rain at the end of 2015, but from the map above you can see that the majority of the region had less than 6″ in January 2016.  Portions of Okaloosa, Walton, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/05/january-panhandle-weather-summary-february-outlook/

Panhandle Row Crop Short Course March 3

The 2016 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course will be held on Thursday, March 3rd, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave., Marianna, FL. Registration opens at 7:15 AM (Central) and the meeting concludes after a sponsored lunch. The Row Crop Short Course will consist of an array of presentations from extension specialists from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/23/panhandle-row-crop-short-course-march-3/

Panhandle December 2015 Weather Summary

National Weather Service estimates for December 2015 Rainfall in the Panhandle. December was a very wet month for much of the Panhandle, but there was wide variation with eastern counties having much lower totals.  The areas in hot pink show areas that received more than 10″ in December.  Portions of Jefferson and Wakulla had less …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/09/panhandle-december-2015-weather-summary/

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