The University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is taking applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training course.
We are looking for people who will provide volunteer time at the Extension Office in Crestview ... READ MORE
World Wildlife Day was celebrated on March 3, 2022. This year’s theme is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration.” We celebrate this day to bring attention and awareness to many of the plants and animals that are considered ... READ MORE
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
The Dog House Club Meetings: Tuesdays, 6pm, Farmers Market, Crestview
Created to Create Art Club Meeting: Monday,
March 15th, 6pm, Extension Office Crestview. Country Club Meeting: Monday, ... READ MORE
4-H Okaloosa wants to wish everyone a happy new year! The year 2020 was certainly unprecedented for our country. We witnessed youth organizations and businesses close. We felt the hardships with uncertainty as we tried to navigate through safety ... READ MORE
Most of us are familiar with the traditional cowboy rodeo like the one held in Baker, FL each year. However, we have a different kind of rodeo happening in our backyard that some may not be as familiar with, the Destin Fishing Rodeo.
The ... READ MORE
This time of year in Northwest Florida, deer hunters are busy talking about the rut! What’s the rut, you might ask? Simply put, it’s deer breeding season. Deer hunters speculate on peak rut times each year. There are even peak rut ... READ MORE
Sunn hemp is a fast growing, warm season, annual legume. It grows 6-7 feet tall. Sunn hemp can tolerate a wide range of soil pH (5.0-8.4). It is native to India and Pakistan. The University of Hawaii and USDA NRCS, together, ... READ MORE
The star has a lot of symbolism this time of year. However, this unique shape is present year-round in our beautiful coastal waters in the form of starfish, or more correctly, sea stars; because they aren’t a fish. Sea stars are echinoderms, ... READ MORE
Saturday, October 28, 2017
By: Greg Liljestrom
3098 Airport Road, Crestview, FL
Topics for this course:
Understanding the Bees
Establishing and Examining the Hives
Benefits ... READ MORE
Did you know we have caterpillars that sting here in Northwest Florida? Well, we do and you’d be wise to learn about them and how to recognize them.
These caterpillars do not sting in the same way that a wasp or bee might sting. They do ... READ MORE