Florida Saves

Florida Saves Week 2017 February 27 – March 4, 2017 Nationally, America Saves Week is an annual opportunity to promote good personal savings behavior! More locally, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is collaborating with America Saves in a campaign to help Floridians build wealth, not debt!  The Florida Saves, …

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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Hosts Florida Turfgrass Association’s 2017 Regional Turf Seminar

The UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office and the Florida Turfgrass Association (FTGA) are partnering to host one of the 2017 Regional Turf Seminars here in Tallahassee on February 15, 2017 from 7:30 to 2:10. This seminar is perfect for landscape professionals, especially those in the residential, athletic, and golf turf maintenance business, who want to increase …

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Extension Connection

    Please read full newsletter here_Extensionconnection January 2017    

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So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series

Did you know that Leon County’s farmers are an aging group, averaging 59.8 years in 2007 and 62.2 years in 2012 (Ag Censes)? In Leon County, there were also 12%, 10%, and 13% decreases in number of farms, acres of farmland, and value of products sold, respectively, from 2007 to 2012. Additionally, agriculture professionals are …

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EXTENSION OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS

Our office will be closed from December 26, 2016 through January 2, 2017.  We will open on Tuesday.  Have a Wonderful Holiday. The Extension Staff  

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Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn & Ornamental Training & Exam

Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO) Training & Exams Date:          Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Location: Leon County Extension Office 615 Paul Russell Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32303 Contact: Genice Harris, UF/IFAS Leon County Extension 850-606-5200 or genicer@ufl.edu Registration link: Click here for Eventbrite registration link. Fees: $30/person (includes lunch) for all attendees …

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Come Explore Local Agriculture at the 9th Annual Farm Tour

Interested in touring local farms and making connections with local farmers? On October 22 and 23, you will have an excellent opportunity to do so! Tour local farms during the 9th Annual Farm Tour, which is occurring all around the east Panhandle! The Millstone Institute for Preservation has organized this year’s tours, covering 21 Florida …

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Extension Connection Newsletter – October 2016

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Your Working Forest!

Workshop for landowners of the Capitol Region Held at Leon County Extension Office 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, Florida October 20, 2016 from 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM Come learn about the main three pine species most important to Florida’s timber industry! See attached flyer:Workshop_THL          

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September is Food Safety Month

Be food smart and stay food safe! CLEAN, SEPARATE, COOK, and CHILL Read more about everyday food safety guidelines and food safety after a hurricane.  

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