The invasive Cuban treefrog is a nuisance to Florida homeowners, and the amphibian threatens Florida’s native treefrog populations.
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Did you know Florida is the strawberry capital of the world during winter? Florida strawberries can be planted in home gardens beginning in the fall and enjoyed through the winter and spring.
Colleges and universities across the nation are taking strides to become more sustainable, but they are not alone. Students can also participate to help their schools with sustainability efforts. By taking small steps, you can help your college… Read More
Mosquitoes are troublesome pests that can cause itchy bites and transmit viruses. The best way to avoid being bitten is…
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While toothbrushes are supposed to clean your teeth, they also need some cleaning themselves. In fact, your toothbrush could be covered in millions of bacteria—some are harmless but some are not like the flu, E. coli and fecal matter…. Read More
Have you ever spotted an organic label in the grocery store and wondered what it meant? What you saw was the USDA organic seal, which means…
Grass tetany is a metabolic disorder caused by a magnesium (Mg) deficiency in blood serum. The most common names are grass tetany, grass staggers, or hypomagnesemia. The disorder is also known as winter tetany, lactation tetany, hypomagnesemic tetany,… Read More
Growing shiitake mushrooms can provide a specialty product for small farmers and enthusiasts alike, either for alternative income or simple enjoyment. Growing Mushrooms are simply the fruit of a fungus. The mycelium is the vegetative part that absorbs… Read More
In 2011, the USDA estimated that about 20% of the 2.1 million farms in the United States could be classified as “beginning farms.” These are farms with owners who have fewer than 10 years of experience operating their… Read More