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Nature Tourism in the Panhandle – the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) – Point Washington Walton County

ALL PHOTOS:   MOLLY O’CONNOR Continuing our “ecotour” of the Florida Panhandle along the ICW, this month’s stop is in Walton County. Arguably one of the fastest growing counties in the state, South Walton has become a favorite with many.  Relatively undeveloped (as compared to neighboring counties) Walton has an opportunity to develop smarter… and for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/22/nature-tourism-in-the-panhandle-the-intracoastal-waterway-icw-point-washington-walton-county/

Bill & Brenda Maphis Honored as Washington County Agricultural Innovators

Bill and Brenda Maphis were recognized as Agricultural Innovators by Matt Orwat, Washington County Extension Agent. On Tuesday August 4, 2015, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fifth year these two …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/11/bill-brenda-maphis-honored-as-washington-county-agricultural-innovators/

George Fisher Honored as Washington County Agricultural Innovator

George Fisher was recognized as the Washington County Agricultural Innovator by his local Washington County Agent, Mark Mauldin. On Thursday August 21, 2014, twelve Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jefferson County Opera House, in Monticello.  This is the fourth year …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/25/george-fisher-honored-as-washington-county-agricultural-innovator/

Washington County is Soaked

Seven day rainfall totals for Washington County.http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ridge2/RFC_Precip/ According to National Weather Service the 7 day rainfall totals for Washington County range from 3 to 10 inches. Totals above 6’’ have been primarily limited to isolated areas in the extreme southern part of the county. The majority of the county has received between 3.5 and 6 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/05/03/washington-county-is-soaked/

Limited Pesticide Certification Class – Tuesday April 22 – Washington County

UF IFAS Washington County Extension is offering a class for the  Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Pesticide license and the Limited Lawn and Ornamental license. Click here to download flyer In PDF Is it the license you need? If part of your business is applying herbicides (including Roundup) or certain pesticides to plant beds, the State of Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/27/limited-pesticide-certification-class-tuesday-april-22-washington-county/

Davidson Washington County Agricultural Innovator

On Friday August 9, 2013, 13 Innovative Farmers and Ranchers were recognized by University of Florida IFAS Extension and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna.  This is the third year these two organizations have teamed up to honor a selection of the most innovative farmers from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/06/davidson-washington-county-agricultural-innovator/

Rain Barrel Workshop October 12th Washington County

Does Your Garden Irrigation Inflate Your Water Bill?   Image Credit: UF / IFAS   Flush High Irrigation Bills Down The Drain ! Build A Rain Barrel Find Out How at our Workshop  Saturday October 12th 2013  9am-12pm Location: Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave  UF / IFAS Washington County Extension 1424 Jackson Ave. …

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Kudzu Bugs in Washington County

    Image Courtesy Lyle Buss Kudzu Bugs Confirmed for the First Time in Washington County Florida UF / IFAS Extension Entomologist Lyle Buss confirmed that the Kudzu Bug, Megacopta cribraria is present in Washington County Several samples were collected near the communities of Greenhead, Sunny Hills, and Vernon. This is a county record, as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/kudzu-bugs-in-washington-county/

NW Florida Agricultural Innovators – Holmes and Washington 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/2012/10/12/nw-florida-agricultural-innovators-holmes-and-washington-counties/

Washington County Update – Wet Fields!

Haying equipment is idle until several days of sunshine dry the fields enough for hay to be baled and barned. There is a growing anxiety about the corn harvest with its high moisture content and lack of available storage. Field conditions are wet making it hard for equipment to cross fields. Cotton fields need to dry …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/31/washington-county-update-wet-fields/

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