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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Florida Master Naturalist Program

Master Naturalist Class

Local Extension Office to Offer Florida Master Naturalist Program

By L. Scott Jackson UF/IFAS Extension Bay County – Sea Grant Agent

Master Naturalist logoUniversity of Florida/IFAS Extension – Bay County will offer the Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Systems class series beginning June 2, 2015 through August …

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Formosan Termite – Awareness in the Panhandle

We are getting Bay County homeowners ready to roll out the unwelcome mat to Formosan termites!  Come learn about them and find out simple things you can do to protect your home.

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Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

NO COST!

2728 E. 14th Street, Panama City, FL,  UF/IFAS Extension Bay …

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Gardens, Gills and Grills Class

June 13, 2015, Saturday – Learn how to select the perfect grill – gas, charcoal, and infrared.  Learn safety precautions including food handling, grilling safety tips, fire hazards, handling propane gas, methods of fire starting, and tools.  Grilled food samples will be available.

Time:  9:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Cost:  $15.00 per person, payment must …

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May 18 … National Safe Boating – Week Life Jackets…

National Safe Boating Week May 16 – 22, 2015

By: Bill Mahan, FL Sea Grant Agent, UF IFAS Extension Bay County

Before you and your family get out on the water this year, grab a life jacket and “Wear It!” Nearly 85 percent of those who drown while boating were not wearing a life jacket. …

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May 17 … National Safe Boating Week – Marine Forecast…

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National Safe Boating Week May 16 – 22, 2015

By: Bill Mahan, FL Sea Grant Agent, UF IFAS Extension Bay County

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May 17 … National Safe Boating Week – Marine Forecast…

Understanding a marine forecast is critical to safe boating. Weather …

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May 16th … National Safe Boating Week – Boating Under the Influence…

National Safe Boating Week May 16 – 22, 2015

By: Bill Mahan, FL Sea Grant Agent, UF IFAS Extension Bay County

 

 

May 16th … National Safe Boating Week – Boating Under the Influence…

Everyone needs to understand that the effects of alcohol and drugs can be even more hazardous on the water than …

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National Safe Boating Week Begins Tomorrow

By: Bill Mahan, FL Sea Grant Agent, UF IFAS Extension Bay County Although Florida’s boating season never really ends, the traditional start is marked by National Safe Boating Week, from May 16-22. The week is a time for boaters to focus on simple, effective steps that make boating safer. These include paying close attention while …

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Gulf Reef Fish Survey Sign Up

By: Bill Mahan, Florida Sea Grant Agent UF IFAS – Bay County Extension Attention Gulf of Mexico reef fish anglers, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking for your help with collecting reef fish data. For years a common complaint I’ve heard from many fishermen is that fishery managers need to collect …

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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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Cold Protection for Landscape Plants

Temperatures are falling quickly and predicted to continue to drop over the next 48 hours.  This type of weather pattern (significant drop in temperature over a short period of time) can damage landscape plants that have not had a chance to acclimate to the approaching cold weather.

There are a few things you can do …

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