Monthly Archive: January 2017

“So You Want to be a Farmer” Series for New Farmers in the Panhandle

“So You Want to be a Farmer” Series for New Farmers in the Panhandle February – May, 2017:  Farming can be challenging to get into, so for people interested in starting a business or taking up growing things as a hobby, the University of Florida IFAS Extension Service is presenting a series of educational workshops. …

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2nd Annual Farm Safety Day: February 20, 2017

Join Walton County 4-H for the 2nd Annual Farm Safety Day on February 20, 2017 from 8:00am-3:30pm!  We have partnered with multiple organizations throughout Walton County to offer your youth a day packed with fun and hands on learning!  The youth will rotate through stations throughout the day ranging from boating safety, large animal safety, …

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2017 MG Lecture Series: Gardening for a Wildlife Habitat

Gardening for a Wildlife Habitat Bring more enjoyment into your garden by attracting wildlife.  Birds, butterflies and small creatures will bring your yard to life.  Dara Dobson, a wildflower enthusiast, Master Gardener and owner of 7 Pines Native Nursery, will discuss the importance of native plants and planting natives to help our declining pollinator populations.  …

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REGISTER NOW: Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee in February!

Planned by TEENS, for TEENS…all about TEEN LEADERSHIP AND FUN! The Northwest Florida Teen Retreat is scheduled to take place at Camp Timpoochee February 24-26, 2017.  Planned by teens and for teens, you’ll grow leadership skills, earn camp counselor certification credits, learn how to apply for 4-H scholarships, and more – all while hanging out with …

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