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The NW FL Gulf Coast Beekeepers Workshop March 28

  The Northwest Florida Gulf Coast Beekeepers Association is hosting its first annual workshop on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Florosa Elementary School, 1700 Highway 98, Mary Esther. Open to the public, the eight hour event will feature hands-on demonstrations of how to raise bees, collect honey, and build beehives. Guest speakers will include Doug …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/07/the-nw-fl-gulf-coast-beekeepers-workshop-march-28/

Lions in the Gulf… Tigers in the Bay

This catchy phrase coined by Robert Turpin (Escambia County Marine Resources Division) describes the new invader to our marine waters. Many coastal residents are aware of the invasive lionfish that has invaded our local reefs but few have probably heard of the Asian Tiger Shrimp. This member of the penaid shrimp family, the same family …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/07/lions-in-the-gulf-tigers-in-the-bay/

California Seeking to Ease Restrictions on Gulf Oyster Rule

Oyster Boats on Apalachicola BayPhoto by Erik Lovestrand, UF/IFAS Franklin County Extension Director A notice has been issued by the California Dept. of Public Health dated June 27 that is seeking public comment on a proposed rule change regarding the allowable level of microbial Vibrio vulnificus in post-harvest processed Gulf oysters. Post-harvest processed oysters are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/california-seeking-to-ease-restrictions-on-gulf-oyster-rule/

Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference Announced for November

The UF/IFAS Extension Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Naturally EscaRosa would like to invite agritour and ecotour providers to the 2014 Agri/Eco-tourism Business Development Conference on November 5-6, 2014. The conference is geared for businesses wishing to enhance and develop their offerings. Owners, operators and employees of u-pick operations, fresh produce markets, corn mazes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/gulf-coast-agritourism-and-ecotourism-business-development-conference-announced-for-november/

Take survey to identify Gulf research needs

  Gulf of Mexico Research Plan Interim Report You can provide input to numerous groups around the Gulf of Mexico that are developing regional science and restoration plans or funding Gulf research through a single survey. This survey is part of an update to the Gulf of Mexico Research Plan (GMRP). This project assists the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/02/take-survey-to-identify-gulf-research-needs/

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://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/13/gulf-coast-turfgrass-field-day-june-19/

Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10

  UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program.  This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/gulf-coast-small-farms-spring-field-day-may-10-2/

Gulf Coast Small Farms – Spring Field Day – May 10

UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing the Gulf Coast Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises program.  This Spring Field Day will be a sneak peek at what the program will offer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/22/gulf-coast-small-farms-spring-field-day-may-10/

NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Calhoun and Gulf Counties

On Friday August 17th, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jay Community Center in Santa Rosa County.  This is the second year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers in the Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/19/nw-florida-agricultural-innovators-calhoun-and-gulf-counties/

How Much Does the Gulf of Mexico Mean to You?

Brooke Saari Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Okaloosa & Walton Counties bsaari@ufl.edu Have you ever considered what the Gulf of Mexico means to you?  Is it important to you?  Putting a value on an ecosystem or the services it provides is very difficult.  However, it is done all the time on smaller scales, like the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/12/19/how-much-does-the-gulf-of-mexico-mean-to-you/

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