2014 Master Gardener Calendars Now Available
The 2014 Master Gardener Calendars are now on sale at the Extension Office. We have a limited supply so don't wait to make your purchase. The cost is $3.00 and the gardening information each month is priceless! Makes a great holiday gift!
Watch for AgriTunity next year!
AgriTunity 2014 at the Sumter County Fairgrounds is quickly approaching! Please keep January 24 and 25, 2014 on your calendar to attend this event.
The 150th Anniversary of The Morrill Act
Would you like to grow a better garden? Click the image below to visit one of our recorded classes on this subject.
We invite you to participate in our Community Input Survey as a way to give your opinions about certain issues that may impact these decisions. The focus of this survey is your own community – where you live, shop, work and play.
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April 2011 County Extension Newsletter
AGRItunity is scheduled for January 29, 2011. The annual conference and trade show is designed to meet the needs of farmers large and small. This year the popular event will be returning to its original venue at the West Central Florida Agricultural Center near Bushnell, Florida. This year the keynote speaker will be Mr. Daniel Salatin from Polyface Farms, VA (www.polyfacefarms.com). To register to attend AGRItunity please click here.
Anyone interested in further information or being placed on the contact list for registration materials, as well as companies or other groups interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor please contact:
Gary K. England (Chair) firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Kelly (Trade Show) email@example.com
Sept. 24, 2010 - The long range weather forecast is predicting the la Niña conditions to persist through the winter months. La Niña is typically responsible for warmer and drier weather in Florida. For more information please visit: http://www.agroclimate.org/forecasts/current_climate_outlook.php
Aug. 9, 2010 - I have a bee hive on my property. Will a beekeeper be interested in coming to get it?
Click here to find out that answer and to learn about African Honey Bees