The Panhandle Ag Extension Team will be hosting the Beef & Forage Field Day on Friday, March 15, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit near Greenwood, Florida. The field day will include a one hour registration ... 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
By, Les Harrison
Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond. Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago.
Sassafras has many ... READ MORE
By, Les Harrison
Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE
Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison
The world of social media is always abuzz with a variety of topics. This time of year there are many postings on the nearly endless list of blooming flower which are brightening the landscapes ... READ MORE
Color Hiding in Your Landscape
With Spring 2018 barely out of the starting gate, all kinds of plants are sprouting and producing blooms. This week’s last gasp of winter temperatures slowed the progress, but only slightly.
Much like the ... READ MORE
Beef Cattle Basics is an educational series provided by UF/IFAS Extension designed to give new and experienced producers a solid educational foundation for their beef cattle enterprises. Beef Cattle Basics will address six topics that are ... READ MORE
Farmers and ranchers, the deadline for the 2017 Census of Agriculture is February 5 – just one week away! There are two ways to respond: online at www.agcounts.usda.gov or by mail. The census, conducted just once every five years, provides ... READ MORE
This event has been cancelled due to Hurricane Irma and the impact it is having on the speakers, who were to be travelling from central Florida. Plans are to reschedule for February 2018.
On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 UF / IFAS Extension Washington ... READ MORE
A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic plants can be one of the surest ways to tip the scales from enjoyment to frustration. Pond weeds can alter the aesthetics of a pond ... READ MORE