Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Hands-On Fish Pond Management Workshop

Get up close and personal with the critters who live in this pond!  Dr. Chuck Cichra is coming to Wildwood on March 21st from 10 - 2PM to teach a  hands-on workshop for people interested in improving their farm ponds for fish. Water quality, fish stocking and management and aquatic weeds will be the topics. Lunch included but space is limited.  Please rsvp by calling Susan Kelly (352) 793-2728 x236 by Monday, March 19th.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Calling Women in Agriculture - Annie's Project Starts April 3

Annie's Project is a 6 week class for women in agriculture, focusing on financial management, risk management and other business aspects of farming.  The class is scheduled for six Tuesday evenings starting April 3, 2012 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM.  The class location is the West Central Florida Agriculture Education Center at the Sumter County Fairgrounds in Bushnell, FL.  The cost of the class is $60 which includes materials and a light supper for the six sessions.  UF/IFAS Extension Agents Susan Kelly, Julie England and Megan Brew are facilitators and many of the speakers will be from the local community as well as faculty members from the University of Florida. To register please call Susan Kelly at (352) 793-2728 x236.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Support Local Business Through Cash Mobs

On March 17 you can show your support for local farmers and businesses by Sharin' your green at the Wildwood Growers' Market! Show up by 10 AM, check in at the Chamber of Commerce table, and spend at least $20 with the market vendors. Then join us for a post mob bite! It is like a buy local pep rally!

Hope to see you there!