As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year. Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be aggressive ... READ MORE
There are roughly 12,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of agriculture in Walton County. The University of Florida / Walton County Extension Office is offering an educational program to help livestock owners stay ... READ MORE
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR SPRING GARDENING WORKSHOP DATE HAS CHANGED! If you grow or want to start a garden, come to our Spring Gardening workshop on March 14! We'll be talking about insects and diseases that plague the garden, and discussing soil ... READ MORE
Do you need a pesticide license? Join us on Firday, March 16 for a review of the Private Ag and Core pesticide applicator information, followed by a chance to take the tests for each category.
There has been an increasing demand by clientele for information and training on small-scale food production methods to meet the growing demand for locally produced food and for personal consumption. One of the University of Florida Extension’s ... READ MORE
Fishermen aren't the only people concerned with keeping ponds healthy, and fish can serve purposes other than adorning the dinner table. Some are kept as pets, and others serve to keep ponds free of weeds that might take over. Regardless of ... READ MORE
If you grow a garden, you may be interested in protecting your crops from the weather. Even a light frost can damage crops, and the hottest weather in the summer can do the same. While we usually think of a greenhouse as protection from cold, ... READ MORE
As temperatures in North Florida grow colder, bees may need some special attention. There are a number of concerns that may need attention from local beekeepers.
Weather and Temperature
During the winter, honeybees are less able to gather ... READ MORE
A number of people in Walton County have had problems with oak trees on their property recently. Some trees have declined in health, others have died. Several factors contribute to this issue, and not every tree may be suffering from the same ... READ MORE
When one thinks of hops, one most likely thinks first of beer. The brewing of beer, and especially its subsequent consumption, are likely to eclipse thoughts of any other part of the process that brings such a tasty beverage to the table. There’s ... READ MORE