Introduction Mole crickets are very important pests of pasture land, forage areas, turfgrasses, and vegetable seedlings. Currently, there are three species that inhabit Florida; all are non-native species, including the tawny mole cricket, the southern mole cricket, and… Read More
Dogfennel is a native perennial plant found across much of the southeastern United States. It is an aggressive weed species that can invade under-improved, unimproved, or overgrazed pasture. Infestation with dogfennel can lead to a decline in overall… Read More
Conserving forage for use during times of low forage production is a common practice for beef cattle enterprises.
Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation. Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made. Being aware of the healthiest options will make your life easier in… Read More
You may have heard that wood ashes can be used in the garden as a source of potassium for plants. But since wood ashes also increase the soil pH and require other precautions, they should be used in… Read More
Gardeners will find it difficult to grow certain plant species in high pH soils and therefore should match plants to the existing site conditions. The pH of a soil measures relative acidity or alkalinity. The acidity-alkalinity scale ranges… Read More
Enteric illnesses are transmitted by contaminated food or water, exposure to contaminated bodily fluids (both human and animal), exposure to contaminated objects, or direct exposure to infected persons or animals.
Growing microgreens at home is a quick and easy way to add nutrients to your diet. While they may be tiny, research has shown that microgreens contain 4 to 40 times more nutrients than their mature counterparts! What… Read More
It’s that time of year again, time to enjoy the corn dogs, funnel cakes, rides, and animals! Getting ready for the fair can be stressful! This checklist can help you get ready and feel more prepared for the… Read More
What do you think of when you hear the word “millennial”? Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the “lost” generation who do not have money management skills. A 2015… Read More