How many years have you been with UF/IFAS and what is your current role?
I hit 22 years as of August. I wear many hats. I am the UF/IFAS Extension director for Bay County and a regional specialized agent for Florida Sea Grant, specifically ... READ MORE
The deadline to apply for the WHIP+ program (crop losses associated with Hurricane Michael) is October 30, 2020. See the press release from USDA below for more info.
USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit
Wildfire, ... READ MORE
When Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida Panhandle in 2018, the category 5 storm left in its wake years’ worth of losses to one of the area’s largest industries, timber. Per estimates from the Florida Forest Service, a division of ... READ MORE
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun, and UF/IFAS Extension is preparing for all potential emergencies. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting a season similar to last year’s, with 9 to 15 named storms, 2 ... READ MORE
Almost six months post Hurricane Michael, ranchers throughout the impacted areas are still feeling the effects of the storm. While many immediate issues caused by the storm have been addressed, the Thanks-to-Michael to-do list continues ... READ MORE
As a County Agent, when I travel to meetings and other events I often hear the same question; “How are things in Washington County?” One of my go-to responses is “Plugging along.” While I may generally over use the phrase, right ... READ MORE
People don’t send thank-you notes much anymore. These days, a thumbs-up or a smile emoji is the standard way of expressing our approval and gratitude for a job well done. And I must admit that sending out handwritten thank-you cards to everyone ... READ MORE