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June Weather Summary and July Forecast

National Weather Service estimates for June 2107 rainfall across the Florida Panhandle June was certainly a much wetter month than May.  Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Gulf Counties received 15″ of rainfall (dark purple) with large areas of more than 20″ (white).  Tropical Storm Cindy brought much of the extra rainfall for the month.  The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/08/june-weather-summary-and-july-forecast/

4-H Horse Health Clinic Scheduled for June 13th

The Area A 4-H Horse Advisory Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Bess Darrow, DVM and Mr. Billy Blackman, Professional Farrier to our first Area A 4-H Equine Clinic.  Our focus will be on overall equine health, as well as dental and hoof concerns.  There is no fee for this clinic but you must register …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/4-h-horse-health-clinic-scheduled-for-june-13th/

Pond Management Workshops May 31 and June 7

Managing a pond can be both rewarding and challenging.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/22/pond-management-workshops-may-31-and-june-7/

National Forage Week June 21-27

Cattle graze on Bermudagrass at Cherokee Ranch, Marianna. Photo credit: Doug Mayo #NationalForageWeek The American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC) is introducing National Forage Week for the first time June 21–27, 2015.  Slightly less than 2 percent of the total U.S. population lives on a farm, making it more difficult for the general public to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/27/national-forage-week-june-21-27/

Jefferson County U-Pick Blueberry Farm Tour June 13

Whether you are a part time or full-time farmer, U-pick blueberries can provide additional farm income.  For the past several years, a Jefferson County farmer, Pete Crosby has been developing his operation.  Blue Sky Farm is nearing its grand opening, and is celebrating by inviting the public to come out to tour the farm Saturday, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/30/jefferson-county-u-pick-blueberry-farm-tour-june-13/

Perennial Peanut Field Day June 6

Dr. Ann Blount discusses her work in perennial peanut varieity selection at the 2014 Perennial Peanut Field Day held in Quincy. The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Marianna, Florida.   …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/09/perennial-peanut-field-day-june-6/

Pond Weed Management Workshop – June 12th

  Excess aquatic weeds can be a source of frustration for pond owners. Privately owned ponds and lakes are common across the Panhandle. Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment and frustration for their owners. When all is well a pond is a welcome addition to most any landscape. However, when problems arise pond …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-12th/

Panhandle Watermelon Festival June 28th & 29th !

Come to Washington County Florida to celebrate the Watermelon at the 57th annual Watermelon Festival !   Watermelon harvest  in the central Florida Panhandle is actually a week or two late, but there will be plenty of melons at the Festival This slight delay in harvest is due to the near 100 degree temperatures and lack of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/21/panhandle-watermelon-festival-june-28th-29th/

Gulf Coast Turfgrass Field Day June 19

Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo and Field Day The UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center along with the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America will be holding the 19th Annual Gulf Coast Turfgrass Expo and Field Day. When: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT) Where: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/14/gulf-coast-turfgrass-field-day-june-19/

Aquaponics 101 workshop June 25

Aquaponics is an exciting system where fish and plants grow in harmony. The aquaponic system can be a fun project for the home gardener but can also become a successful farming venture.  Come and learn the basics of growing fish and plants together in an AQUAPONICS system. Date: June 25th     Time: 8:00am-3:30pm   …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/14/aquaponics-101-workshop-june-25/

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