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Category: Natural Resources

Fish with a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide

Fishing with guides Fishing is a great pastime and Florida is a great place to do it! Each year, millions of anglers visit the state’s waters to take part in the fun. Recreational fishing is a major part… Read More

Bromeliads and Mosquitoes

What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants?  The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC. There are several options: Remove… Read More

International student balances studies, family, and life during pandemic

By Patrick Farrar Hermudananto is a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The international student began the Ph.D. program this spring and soon found himself balancing studies, family, and life during a… Read More

Managing Palm Fertilization during “Black-Outs”

One of the 9 Florida Friendly Landscaping principles is “Fertilize Appropriately”.  As a homeowner or landscaper, sometimes it’s difficult to know what that means during fertilizer “black-out” periods. Fertilizer black-out times are when we are forbidden to use… Read More

Cover Cropping in Summer

In the Wilting Heat Many Floridians choose not to grow any edibles during the summer in order to let the garden beds rest.  It is generally a hostile time of year to be doing very much in the… Read More

UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Exchange Visitor Highlight – Dr. Marta Kohmann

By: Bethany Wight, Biologist UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Marta Moura Kohmann grew up in a small town near her family’s farm in the most southern Brazilian state, Rio Grande do Sul. Their farm was originally… Read More