Panhandle Outdoors

Springs of the Western Panhandle

Springs of the Western Panhandle

The Panhandle Outdoors LIVE team, with Extension Agents from eight counties, hosted an outdoor field day on August 26, 2015. Twenty-three participants from over eight counties in Florida attended the event and traveled to three …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/springs-of-the-western-panhandle/

It’s Thanksgiving… That Means Time for “Turkeyfish”

It’s Thanksgiving… That Means Time for “Turkeyfish”

Everyone knows there are “sea horses”, “sea cows”, “catfish”, and “dogfish” but a ”turkeyfish”? Is there such a thing as a “turkey fish”? Well yes there is!… its scientific name is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/its-thanksgiving-that-means-time-for-turkeyfish/

2015 Peanut Butter Challenge

2015 Peanut Butter Challenge

Next time Peanut Butter Challenge Flyeryou are the grocery store, consider purchasing an extra jar or two of peanut butter and donating it to your local Extension office as part of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/13/2015-peanut-butter-challenge/

Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! Hikes the Aucilla Sinks Trail

Panhandle Outdoors LIVE! Hikes the Aucilla Sinks Trail

Hernando de Soto and his party crossed the Aucilla River sometime in October of 1539 and celebrated Christmas in what is now Tallahassee. Many things in Florida have changed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/06/panhandle-outdoors-live-hikes-the-aucilla-sinks-trail/

Wild about Deer: Game Processing Workshop

Wild about Deer: Game Processing Workshop

Deer in velvet. Photo by Jennifer Bearden

Deer in velvet. Photo by Jennifer Bearden

When hunting, food safety …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/31/wild-about-deer-game-processing-workshop/

National Seafood Month – the future of seafood

National Seafood Month – the future of seafood

So what now?

What lies ahead for the seafood industry in the Florida Panhandle?

 

Well I will start by saying I do not have a crystal ball… so …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/31/national-seafood-month-the-future-of-seafood/

It’s Happening … Red Tide

It’s Happening … Red Tide

 Many coastal Panhandlers woke up this week to the sight and smell of dead fish. Thousands of them washed ashore from Panama City to Pensacola. This mass die off included a variety of species including …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/31/its-happening-red-tide/

National Seafood Month – Blue Crabs

National Seafood Month – Blue Crabs

Well… we have talked about the “big two”… snapper and shrimp, but there are other popular fin and shellfish harvested from the Gulf of Mexico.  This week we look at my personal favorite… …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/23/national-seafood-month-blue-crabs/

National Seafood Month… Red Snapper

National Seafood Month… Red Snapper

If shrimp are king of the shellfish industry, then red snapper are the king of the finfish world. It is arguably the most economically and ecologically important reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/17/national-seafood-month-red-snapper/

National Seafood Month – shrimp

National Seafood Month – shrimp

Shrimp… nothing says seafood along the Gulf coast like shrimp. It has been a staple part of our diet for decades; boiled, fried, steamed, stuffed, shish-kabobbed, As Forrest Gump said there are a million ways …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/09/national-seafood-month-shrimp/

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