Fall Gardening Workshop

Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby, but it can come with plenty of frustrations! The University of Florida IFAS Extension Service is presenting an educational program to help anyone interested in gardening deal with everything from keeping soil healthy to getting rid of pests. It will be held at the Walton County Extension Office …

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MG Lecture Series: Edible Landscapes for Northwest Florida

Calvin Chester will present his popular program, Edible Landscape, for the public on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the UF/IFAS Walton Extension Office at 732 N 9th Street in DeFuniak Springs at 2:00 PM. Calvin’s business is Greenthumb Calboys: Landscape, Food consultant and Grocery Store. He advocates growing beautiful food plants on your property instead …

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2017 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series   The UF/IFAS Extension Panhandle Agriculture Team is pleased to offer three intermediate level beekeeping classes.  These classes will be offered via interactive web-conferencing at Extension Offices across North Florida, and will be taught by state and nationally recognized specialists.  This summer series will be Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 …

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Green Industries-Best Management Practices Class

The Green Industries-Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) class helps landscape maintenance professionals obtain the Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer. The class is focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from landscape maintenance activities.  Pre-registration is required.  You must register on Eventbrite at https://waltongibmp.eventbrite.com with credit card (the cost of the class is $30).Final Agenda 413

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Limited Pesticide Training and Exam

This class is designed to serve as a review for exam takers obtaining either the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) or Limited Lawn & Ornamental (LLO) pesticide licenses. CEUs are available for participants already holding pesticide licenses in various categories, however, they must attend all day to earn CEUS – we no longer have the 4-hour …

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