Food Safety and Quality Program

Provides training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment.  More…

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Springs of the Western Panhandle




When:  Wednesday, August 26, 2015. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CDT

Where:  Meet at Vortex Springs, Ponce de Leon, FL

Bring:  Hat, sunscreen, bug spray, field equipment, weather-appropriate clothing

Cost:  $25.00 per adult

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Pressure Canning Class

August 1,  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

Cost: FREE

Please register by July 29 by calling (850) 784-6105 or email

Pressure Canning Flyer

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Free Web Conference: Property & Liability Risk Management for Farm & Ranch Women

Learn how you can protect your farm property and yourself.

When:  August 11, 2015, 11:00 – 12 noon, CDT

Register at

Presented by:  Martie Gillen, Ph.D., MBA, UF/IFAS Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Family & Consumer Economics

For more information:  AnniesProjectWebinarFlyer

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NEW volunteer days for West Bay Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration with FWC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners are grateful for such wonderful volunteer assistance in this effort. Please continue to support us by coming out to one of the upcoming events listed below. With your help, we can easily complete the construction of all the oyster mats needed to create approx. 1 acre of oyster …

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On-line Training Options for end of Year CEUs

After the presents, great food and quality time spent with family, some time devoted toward training can help you build professional skills necessary to maintain pesticide licenses. Busy schedules often slow during the holiday season.  Pesticide License CEUs and training are now available through UF/IFAS on-line. The training website is always available and fits your schedule anytime you have …

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New Reefs for Bay County – Pre-Deployment Coordinates













FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Valerie Sale Public Information Officer Phone: (850) 248-8170 Cell: (850) 814-6122 UPDATE: Bay County deployment of jets rescheduled for Friday F101 Voodoos, prefabricated modules to be placed …

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Hurricane Preparedness for Families

Hurricane season is here! Don’t wait for the first storm; plan ahead to protect yourself and your loved ones. More…

UF IFAS Hurricane Prep Poster

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Why is My Tree Dying?

Over the past several weeks we have received many calls from concerned residents about mature trees turning brown.  There are many factors that could be in play, but a common cause has been related to the excess rainfall from the summer months.  UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Commercial Horticulture Agent Sheila Dunning explains in this article why …

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New Reefs for Bay County

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