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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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“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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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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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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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/

Panhandle Ag e-News 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards

2015 was an even more successful year for the Panhandle Ag e-News electronic newsletter project.  There were a total of 258 articles contributed by 37 County Agents and State Specialist authors in 2015.  This year the website registered over 108,044 total web page views as compared to 68,571 in 2014 (56% increase). Word is spreading …

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2016 Panhandle Satsuma Meeting January 21st

2016 Panhandle Satsuma Production Meeting – January 21, 2016 Jackson County Extension Office – Marianna, FL This educational workshop is designed to provide citrus producers and potential producers with the latest production information. This is a sponsored event, with no registration fee, but we do ask that you RSVP: by phone  850-482-9620 – via email …

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Springs of the Western Panhandle

The Panhandle Outdoors LIVE team, with Extension Agents from eight counties, hosted an outdoor field day on August 26, 2015. Twenty-three participants from over eight counties in Florida attended the event and traveled to three local springs: Vortex, Ponce de Leon, and Morrison Springs. The goal of the day was to learn about spring characteristics, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/springs-of-the-western-panhandle/

October Panhandle Weather Summary

The crazy weather year continued in October.  I suspect 2015 will be remembered as the year when it did not rain when we wanted it to in the Panhandle.  There was quite a difference in the rainfall that fell in the western Panhandle as compared to the eastern counties.  The variation ranged from over 8 …

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