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Thistle – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Thistle Cirsium sp. & others Thistles are the bane of any pasture owners existence, but they also frequently occur on roadsides, ditchbanks, and forest hiking trails. Thistles are a bi-annual plant, meaning… Read More

Super Bowl-54 Salad Options

Many people enjoy a variety of fun and tasty foods when watching the Super Bowl. Some are healthier than others!  Why not incorporate a large fresh salad bowl as a nutritious option for you and your guests? Are… Read More

Sarasota County Sustainability: 2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review By: SOPHIA MOUNDOUS Sustainability Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County This month, we are not only celebrating the excitement of a new year and decade, but also the many accomplishments of Sarasota County Sustainability in… Read More

Sea Grant Notes – Jan 31, 2020

January 31, 2019                                   Sea Grant Notes     2020 EMBRACE THE GULF – The Fish https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2020/01/28/embrace-the-gulf-2020-fish/.   2020 YEAR OF THE TURTLE – The Snapping Turtles https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2020/01/24/2020-year-of-the-turtle-the-snapping-turtles/.   WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR PRIVATE WELL WATER TESTED? http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/nat/…. Read More

UF among coalition of researchers tackling sustainable agriculture

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Agriculture’s grand challenge of feeding the world’s growing population while protecting the environment recently got a big boost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) awarded eight institutions nearly $80 million… Read More