Beef Cattle at NFREC Marianna


2018 Home Show Includes Lawn, Fruit & Tomato Seminars

This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include lawn, fruit and tomato seminars. The Home Show will be held February 24 and 25 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island, located at 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach. On Saturday, February 24 at 12:30 p.m., I will


Care of Freeze-Injured Citrus Trees

Recent freezes resulted in cold damage to some local citrus trees. Cold injured citrus trees can take a while to become evident. What appears to be damage will not always be permanent. Never be in a hurry to remove cold injured tissue from a citrus tree. Citrus, especially Satsuma, can be very resilient and will often resprout on injured tissue. Pruning before this can happen can remove fruit producing branches. Leaves on a freeze-damaged


Free Camellia Workshop in Fort Walton Beach

As a community service, the Greater Fort Walton Beach Camellia Society (GFWBCS), which is over 50 years old, conducts a free yearly Camellia Workshop to introduce the camellia to area residents. This year’s workshop will be held Saturday, February 3, 9 a.m. to Noon at the Okaloosa County Extension Annex located at 127 NW Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach. Members of the GFWBCS will be available to answer questions and




Row Crops - Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Corn, Wheat

Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production

Livestock and Forages

Agricultural Awareness

Natural Resources

Jennifer Bearden