Every year in October, people all around Florida go nutty for a good cause. It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge—an annual food drive to fight hunger. Throughout October, people are encouraged to donate unopened jars of peanut butter to participating ... READ MORE
A familiar face will lead the Panhandle’s Northwest Extension District as interim director while a nationwide search begins for its new, permanent leader.
Julie Dillard grew up in the Washington County 4-H program she would eventually ... READ MORE
The very word meeting makes me sigh and roll my eyes. I’ve been to so many that are a waste of time and energy and, let’s face it, boring! Are they ever really productive? Can’t they (please) be more interesting?
Meeting is just another ... READ MORE
Over 100 years ago, 4-H began with the idea that if we teach children a new idea, they'll tell their parents all about it, and they'll try it, too. Fast forward to the 21st century, and 4-H is still teaching and inspiring youth to learn ... READ MORE
ALL PHOTOS: MOLLY O’CONNOR Continuing our “ecotour” of the Florida Panhandle along the ICW, this month’s stop is in Walton County. Arguably one of the fastest growing counties in the state, South Walton has become a favorite with ... READ MORE
On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna. This is the third year ... READ MORE
On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County. This is the second year these two organizations ... READ MORE
Recent rains have been spotty, hitting some farms and missing others. However peanut and cotton growers are quickly taking advantage of available moisture for soil preparation and planting those areas of the county with adequate moisture.
Improving ... READ MORE
Much needed rain on Wednesday, April 18, help pastures make a rapid recovery from drought-stress.
The rain has not slowed land preparation for cotton and peanuts. Growers are proceeding at a rapid pace.
Watermelons are ahead or on schedule ... READ MORE