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Tri-Eagle Sales Partners with UF/IFAS Extension in Gadsden County for Wellness Initiative


August 14, 2018

Tri-Eagle Sales Partners with UF/IFAS Extension in Gadsden County for Wellness Initiative Gardening and Stress Management for Local Businesses   Midway, FL – Tri-Eagle Sales and the UF/IFAS Extension’s Family and Consumer Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Gadsden, Panhandle Gardening

Don’t Let A Tick Ruin Your Summer!


July 16, 2018

Don’t Let A Tick Ruin Your Summer!       Photo source: http://photos.ifas.ufl.edu. Does the mere thought of ticks make you feel itchy all over? Ticks are not a fun thing to talk about, but we can’t ignore ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Education, Gadsden, Pest Management

Sizzling Tips for Safe Grilling


July 12, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Summer is in full swing in Wakulla County, and with the recent Independence Day celebrations and the upcoming Labor Day weekend, outdoor grilling will be a ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Grilling, Grilling Safety, Skennedy, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension
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Enjoy the Water Safely This Summer


June 15, 2018

During the hot summer months, many people flock to the water for a little fun in the sun. Fortunately for us, Wakulla County is blessed with an abundance of water bodies which are popular recreation sites. However, the water can be dangerous ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Newsletter Highlight, Personal Safety, Samantha Kennedy, Skennedy, Summer, Swimming, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension, Wakullaco, Water, Water Safety

Staying Safe Online


June 6, 2018

Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy So much of our lives these days takes place on the internet. From watching movies to buying groceries to chatting with friends and family, we are online a lot, which is why internet ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Identity Theft, Internet, Internet Safety, Online, Online Safety, Personal Safety, Safety, Samantha Kennedy, Skennedy, Wakulla County, Wakulla Extension, Wakullaco

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


March 26, 2018

pixabay.com March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer is ... READ MORE

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Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu


February 28, 2018

Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are most common during the fall and winter, with peak activity occurring between December and February. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Flu Prevention, Health And Safety, Home Disinfection, House Cleaning, Housing, January-March 2018, Panhandle-livingwell, Safe And Healthy Housing

Mark Your Calendars


December 15, 2015

2016 February 1st District Council meeting (video conference) 3rd 4-H Day @ Capitol (registration needed) 19th – 21st NW District 4-H Teen Retreat (Camp Cherry Lake) 25th Chickens ... READ MORE

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Saddle Club Meeting – November 19th


October 28, 2015

Join Us!!! Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7:00 pm Gadsden County Extension Office 2140 W. Jefferson Street—Quincy Come learn how to work with and care for horses while making friends and having fun. You do not have to own a horse to participate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
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Gadsden Tomato Forum


November 20, 2014

2014 Gadsden Tomato Forum December 4, 2014 North Florida Research & Education Center Quincy, FL Registration begins at 8:00 (lunch included) Please see the attached brochure for more details. Brochure: 2014 Gadsden Tomato Forum Program ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
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Sugarcane Field Day


October 9, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014 Sugarcane Field Day is an annual event hosted by the University of Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy. Registration Fee is $10 (only registered participants will be allowed in the fields) Please see the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
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New 4-H Year Begins


September 8, 2014

It’s time for the kickoff of the Gadsden County 4-H program year. We are geared up and looking forward to serving the youth in our community. The first meetings are a great opportunity for parents and youth to meet club leaders, ask questions ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
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FAMU FARM FEST 2014


May 8, 2014

FAMU FARM FEST 2014 SPRINGTIME - AGRI-SHOWCASE Saturday, June 7, 2014 9am – 3pm FAMU Research & Extension Center 4259 Bainbridge Highway – Quincy Registration: $5 Adults/$2 kids under 18 Children 5 and under free For more information ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Categories, Gadsden

AgriReach Workshop


February 24, 2014

Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program received a capacity building grant from USDA tp establish a Farmer-to-Farmer Mentorship Program with community-based farmers in North Florida. March 21, 2014 9:00am - 3:00pm Lunch will ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Categories, Education

Tri-County Cucurbit Meeting


February 17, 2014

Jackson County Agriculture Center Monday, February 24, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm FREE Topics: Fertilizer application, insect & disease management, weed management, squash & melon cultivars, food safety issues, pesticide handling READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
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About FCS Program


April 11, 2012

Family & Consumer Sciences offers you information about health and nutrition, food safety, money management, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you with life-long learning programs. UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

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Demonstration Gardens Installed at Franklin County Extension Office


January 19, 2022

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Every aspect of gardening can be educational and fun. The UF/IFAS Extension office in Franklin County was recently remodeled and reopened. However, until now the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: /wakullaco/tag/master-gardeners/, Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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How to Garden (or Not) on St. George Island, FL


October 20, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove   “I am not retiring in Min-ne-so-ta, just so you know,” is how my dearly departed wife (Diane) informed me that she had her eye on St. George Island, FL. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Getting Older Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom in the Garden


October 13, 2021

Ask Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Jenny Lorch Two years ago, my husband and myself bought a home with a big garden in Crawfordville, Florida. There were several amaryllis (Hippeastrum x hybridum) plants that looked good, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan


October 8, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub. Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a profusion of sunny ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, General Information, Growing, Horticulture--agriculture, Http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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Bay-Friendly Landscaping


September 22, 2021

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer James Hargrove Residents of Franklin County all have two things in common: we live on or very near a bay or river, and we miss seeing the oystermen who made their living on the water for ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Environment, Florida Master Gardener, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Franklin, Franklin County, Franklin County Extension, Franklin County Library, Master, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla/lawn--garden/, Wakulla/master-gardener-volunteer/our-stories/
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4-H Wakulla Welcomes Christine (Christy) Pearson


September 14, 2021

UF/IFAS EXTENSION HIRES NEW WAKULLA 4-H PROGRAM ASSISTANT LEADER CHRISTINE PEARSON CONTACT INFO - (850) 901-7092, EMAIL: CHRISTINEPEARSON@UFL.EDU         Crawfordville, FL - Wakulla 4-H Agent Dr. Rachel ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Club Group Activities, 4-H Events And Activities, 4-H Leader, 4-H Youth Development, 4-h-our-stories, Wakulla 4-H, Wakulla County 4-H
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Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs


September 10, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds. Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitate) is a versatile, useful vegetable that is very easy to grow here ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, FLORIDA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Our Stories, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Great Summer Shrub – FIREBUSH


August 5, 2021

FloridaAsk Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer July and August in North Florida are typically extremely hot and humid. Many spring-blooming shrubs have finished and are now resting. Even those of us that are native Floridians ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Florida Master Gardener, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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