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Renew and Earn Limited Lawn and Ornamental and Right-of-Way Pesticide Licenses

Need to obtain or renew one of the public works pesticide licenses?  Then join us on December 15th, 2016 in Ft. Walton Bch.  Attend one session or all four.  Earn from 1-9 CEUs in many categories. … Read More

Green Industries Best Management Practices

Be prepared to apply fertilizer next spring. BMP certification is required to submit an application for the Commercial Urban Fertilizer Certification. Renew your pesticide certification while learning how to maintain the landscape.  These are the things you… Read More

Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series: Sea Turtles of the Emeald Coast

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on April 28th at 5:00 PM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Sea Turtles of… Read More

Salty Topics Emerald Coast: Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration

The University of Florida IFAS Extension & Florida Sea Grant program of Okaloosa/Walton Counties invites you to join us on Mar 11th, 11:00 AM for our Salty Topics Emerald Coast Series “Marine Debris Removal for Coastal Habitat Restoration.”… Read More

4-H

4-H is the exciting youth development program of the Florida Cooperative Extension.  Membership is open to all youth ages 5-18. 4-H offers youth opportunities to acquire knowledge, develop skills and form attitudes that will enable… Read More

Confusion on Timing of Winter Annual Lawn Weed Control

Lawn with mature winter annual lawn weeds in spring

If you’ve had a history of winter annual weeds in your lawn, the best option is to apply a preemergence herbicide during October. But, winter annual lawn weeds don’t exist yet. They are in the… Read More

Odd Looking Caterpillar Becomes Beautiful Swallowtail Butterfly

Yellow giant swallowtail butterfly on pink phlox

One of the things to do while stuck at home due to COVID-19 restrictions, is to look for caterpillars and butterflies in your landscape. I’ve noticed giant swallowtail butterflies (Papilio cresphontes) a little early this… Read More