Jackson County 4-H End-of-Year Awards Banquet

9/19/2017 5:30:00 PM

You are cordially invited to attend the Jackson County 4-H End-of-Year Awards Banquet sponsored by Jackson County Soil and Water Conservation District. 

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Carnivorous Plants of Florida's Pitcher Plant Savannas

9/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Okaloosa County Master Gardener, Dave Gordon, will present "Carnivorous Plants of Florida's Pitcher Plant Savannas".  Florida is blessed with an abundance of carnivorous plants, having over two-thirds of North America's 45 species.  The wet savannas and boggy areas in the Florida panhandle are a carnivorous plant heaven.  Approximately 36 different species of carnivorous plants are found in the Florida panhandle.  Worldwide there are 630 species of carnivorous plants.  Many plant species entrap insects and other small animals with specialized sticky plants parts.
 

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2017 Fall Cattle Seminar

9/21/2017 4:00:00 PM

The University of Florida/Walton County Extension is offering an educational program to help livestock owners stay competitive and up-to-date on the business. Topics covered will include beef nutrition, beef cattle management and reproductive management strategies. There will be a $10 fee (cash or check only) to attend; dinner is included. For more information or to register, please contact the Walton County Extension Office at (850) 892-8172 or haneyc@ufl.edu. Registration is required to attend. Limited seating available.
 

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"Monarch Mysteries and Other Butterfly Tales” and “Save a Place for Butterflies”

9/22/2017 1:00:00 PM

If you are interested in butterfly gardening, preservation of pollinators, or just enjoying the annual migrations of the incredible Monarch Butterfly, the University of Florida/IFAS Walton County Extension is presenting two entertaining educational programs “Monarch Mysteries and Other Butterfly Tales” and “Save a Place for Butterflies”.

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Permaculture: Part II

9/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Discover deeper principles of Permaculture including designing gardens for the present as well as the future, techniques for storing and using water and building a Hugelkulture bed.

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2017 Agritourism Conference

9/26/2017 8:30:00 AM

If you are a new or existing agritourism operation looking for ideas, please consider joining us on September 26-27.  The program will include some excellent presenters (both state and nationally recognized) as well as tours of some popular agritourism destinations in and near Polk county.

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Madison County Extension & Townsend's Livestock Market Lunch & Learn Series

9/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

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Invasive Exotic Species & Control Workshop

9/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

Invasive Exotic Species and Control Workshop, 9 am to 3 pm CT, UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Extension Office, Crestview, FL. Join us to learn about identifying and controlling some of the most troublesome invasive exotic plants like cogongrass, Japanese climbing fern and others.  

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2017 Florida Ranch Rodeo Finals & Cowboy Heritage Festival

9/29/2017 7:00:00 PM

The Florida Cattlemen's Association, Florida CattleWomen, Inc., and The Florida Cattlemen's Foundation with the support of Silver Spurs Riding Club and several other rodeo organizations and county cattlemen's associations are proud to hold the 10th "Ranch Rodeo State Finals and Cowboy Heritage Festival".

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Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida

9/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

8:00- Registration
8:30- Introduction

8:45- Case Study 1: Cypress Produce & Cattle Farm

9:20- Case Study 2: Golden Acres Ranch

9:55- Case Study 3: Southern Craft Creamery

10:30- Break

10:45- Q & A - Case Study Panel

11:20- What we can do for you: Florida Agritourism Association

12:15- Lunch (provided)

12:45- Starting a small agritoursim business

1:15- Agritourism marketing

1:45- Financing: Farm Credit 

2:15- Field Tour

 

 

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