Applications Accepted for 2023 Master Gardener Training Class | Sequim Gazette

The WSU Clam County Master Gardener Program is accepting applications through Friday, November 25th. The program looks to invest in creating leaders who meet the needs of their communities, with Master Gardeners serving as ambassadors to help the WSU Clallam County Extension Service provide accurate and environmentally sustainable horticulture advice and tools to support a … Read more

Why Australia’s Strategic Materials, Bega Cheese, Costa and Elmo shares are on the rise

Image source: Getty Images of S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) is on track to record a small gain. In afternoon trade, the benchmark index rose 0.1% to 6,807 points. Listed below are four ASX stocks that are outperforming most today. Here’s why they arise: Australian Strategic Holdings (Hldngs) Ltd (ASX: ASM) Australian Strategic Materials shares … Read more

Downtown Flower Shop is for sale in Astoria

October 25—John Samp, as he reveals his retirement plans, is interrupted by a woman in the store who shakes her head. “No, you can’t sell it!” she shouted. “We’re getting a little bit of that,” Samp said with a laugh. “…we have loyal customers.” Since 1985, John and his wife, Rosie, have operated the Erickson … Read more

Moore Teacher Write-ups: Bradley Kidd

Moore’s Teacher Write-Ups is a series of local educators highlighting the women and men who are raising our next generation and entrust our children to them every day. Bradley Kidd has been a teacher for 18 years. He started in Lee County for two years, then taught at Union Pines for seven years, and came … Read more

NAFDAC said its regulatory activities on course have affected the deficiency report –

Contrary to echoes of defeat in some areas, the National Food and Drug Administration and Regulatory Agency has reiterated that its regulatory work regarding pesticides and agricultural chemicals is going on without a hitch. NAFDAC, in a press release by its Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, on Tuesday, called attention to the activities of the community, … Read more

Supporting education for all industry standards, one gift at a time – perishable news

Alexandria, Va of American Flower Gift (AFE) In 2022-23, 19 organizations will receive educational grants from the endowment totaling $76,590 to support valuable industry programs. AFE is pleased to have the opportunity to support these great organizations and their programs as they grow the industry. With this funding, these organizations can host conferences, educate students … Read more

Become a Permanent Mental Health First Aid Ambassador

One in four people experience a mental health problem, which accounts for the largest proportion of ill health and is consistent with the number of people who come to us for support. The Permanent Health and Safety Survey (2021) found that mental safety is one of the biggest challenges for people working in horticulture. 85% … Read more

The sixth annual HSWCD Great Plant Auction returns to the Hillsborough County Fair

HSWCD Executive Director Betty Jo Tompkins (right) with HSWCD Board Member Sonja Brookins at last year’s HSWCD Grand Plant Auction. By Linda Chion The Hillsborough Soil and Water Conservation District’s (HSWCD) Sixth Annual Great Plant Auction is scheduled for Nov. 13, the final day of the 11-day Hillsborough County Fair. The annual auction features donations … Read more