October 1st – November 25th 2020 Donate unopened jars of peanut butter at the UF/IFAS Extension office in your county. The Florida Peanut Producers Association matches donations. All peanut butter donations go to local food pantries to help… Read More
There is possibly no more ubiquitous plant in the Florida woods than gallberry (Ilex glabra). One of at least ten native holly species found in wetlands and uplands throughout the state, it is a relatively unremarkable shrub except… Read More
Welcome to the Nesting Box, a new weekly blog about owning a raising backyard poultry. As the livestock agent for UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County, I frequently get calls from citizens who are looking to start a backyard flock,… Read More
The University of Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide is a wonderful resource for those who are getting started gardening and growing some edible plants. As you look through the publication, you will see a chart for the different portions… Read More
Moranga squash is an easy squash for the North Florida Garden when given room to grow and time to develop. Learn some basics with UF IFAS Extension’s Garden to Table series in Escambia County.
Mint is an easy herb to grow in the North Florida Garden. Learn the basics of plant care and culinary uses with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County’s Garden to Table series.
Each year in Northwest Florida, 4-H hosts a 4-H Chick Chain Project. During this project, youth select their birds, raise their birds, attend educational workshops, and show their birds at a final show. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic… Read More
Florida Forest Service Sign up Now through August 6, 2020 Call 850-587-5237 Escambia County Forester 2020 SPB Application 2020 Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program Technical Guidelines Booklet
Many gardeners enjoy saving their own seeds for next year’s garden. Learn the basic steps of saving seeds from your favorite tomato selections with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. View the handout version too.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More