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Category: Horticulture

Beekeeping in the Panhandle 8th Annual Workshop Webinar April 17th 2020

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-virtual-conference-and-webinar-tickets-102680576368 The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 8th Annual Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Tradeshow on Friday April 17th Online Friday,… Read More

Right Of Way, Core, Aquatic Pesticide and Private Applicator Training Classes November 25 and 26 2019

Core Training & Exam November 25, 2019 7:45 am – 11:00 am Cost $10.00 3 Ceus in either chapter 482 or 487 CORE Right of Way Training & Exam November 25th 2019 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cost $10.00… Read More

Bring your Entries for the Watermelon Festival Big Melon Contest by Friday June 28th

The 64th  Annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 29th, 2019.  We are looking for watermelon entries for contribution to our Big Melon Contest and Auction. Entries must be brought to the Washington County Agricultural Center,… Read More

Thursday January 17th Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM – commercial) Training & Exams

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Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM – commercial) Training & Exams   Date: Thursday January 17, 2018 8:00 AM  Location:  Washington County Extension Office 1424 Jackson Ave Chipley FL. 32428 Registration:  Matthew Orwat, UF/IFAS Extension Washington County   850-638-6180 or mjorwat@ufl.edu Class… Read More

Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer

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By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond.  Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago…. Read More

Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases

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By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of… Read More