The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to local county… Read More
Tag: Escambia County
Basil is a very popular herb for the summer garden. UF IFAS Extension in Escambia County provides some basics of growing basil and using the leaves for a refreshing summertime drink.
The next “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” will discuss growing culinary herbs. The next event is live on May 13 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central. Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive. Zoom requires pre-registration, and viewers have… Read More
The 2020 UF/IFAS Peanut Butter Challenge collected just over 27,000 pounds of peanut butter across 53 counties, all of which will fill participating counties’ food banks this holiday season. This year marks the first in which the event… Read More
The Extension Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 5:30 pm, will be held by Zoom meeting. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a link to the meeting, along with the meeting agenda and backup documents.
Hurricane Sally damaged several UF/IFAS facilities and research sites in the Florida Panhandle last week. The teaching, research and outreach activities at these locations support the region’s agricultural and natural resources industries, local residents, families and youth. “All… Read More
In the early days of the pandemic, as bare grocery store shelves prompted concerns about the food supply, many became interested in producing more of their food at home. Some flocked to local agricultural feed stores in search… Read More
Who: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Escambia County will host an Irrigation and Crop Management Field Day on Sept. 13. What: Farmers interested in irrigation systems, crop consultants, and representatives from educational and… Read More
As students at C.A. Weis Elementary School return for the new school year, they’ll notice something different about the area next to the outdoor space where physical education classes are usually held. Thanks to the University of Florida… Read More