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Category: Agriculture

What Is Pasteurization?

You’ve probably seen the terms “pasteurized” or “ultra-pasteurized” on dairy and juice products before. Maybe you know that pasteurization, named for the French scientist Louis Pasteur, involves heating something to temperatures that kill or inactivate any nasty microorganisms… Read More

Carp Edema Virus Disease (CEVD) / Koi Sleepy Disease (KSD)

Carp edema virus disease is killing wild and cultured varieties of carp and worrying koi enthusiasts and carp aquaculturists in the United States and around the world. The disease causes skin lesions and swelling and is sometimes called… Read More

Your Florida Garden in “Winter”

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter, even though we have had balmy weather lately. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges… Read More