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Beyond Installation: Designing with Maintenance in Mind

Landscapes in Time I remember planting a small pine sapling when I was three years old in my parents’ backyard. By the time I moved the tree was already 25’ tall. Last March I saw the tree and… Read More

Florida Master Money Mentors Needed for Alachua County Extension

Apply to be a Florida Master Money Mentor The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Family and Consumer Science Program is recruiting individuals to be Florida Master Money Mentors.  Are you interested in helping individuals improve their financial health?  Do… Read More

Establishing Cool Season Forages Can Help Provide Grazing Options When Warm Season Perennial Grasses Go Dormant.

During the Winter months, warm season perennial forage species like bahiagrass and bermudagrass provide limited grazing for livestock producers.  The establishment of cool season forage plots can help provide forage options and reduce hay and supplement costs. There… Read More

Beyond the Air We Breathe: Supporting Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem Services Our environment provides numerous benefits that are vital to our health and economic livelihood. These environmental benefits are called ecosystem services. Ecosystem services are classified into four major categories: regulating, provisional, cultural, and supporting services. It… Read More