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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Beneficial Algae or Unsightly Pond Scum?

Algae are an important component of an ecosystem, but when algae populations grow out of control, they begin to decrease water quality. The summer months generate high water temperatures and abundant sunlight. This in combination with excessive nutrient… Read More

Tips & Tools to Help You “Walk Across Wakulla”

On January 11, 2021, the UF/IFAS Extension Service kicked off the first-ever “Walk Across Wakulla” campaign. This campaign is focused on increasing the wellness and physical activity of Wakulla County residents (or anyone else who would like to join)…. Read More

Food Safety Tip: Do Not Wash Raw Chicken

If you have seen it written in any cookbook or have read materials out there telling you to wash raw chicken, it is a dangerous practice and it is the wrong thing to do, according to the latest… Read More

Maximize your water use with micro-irrigation!

This past December, our office hosted a webinar on micro-irrigation. We covered the main types of micro-irrigation, what makes it “micro” compared to a standard, in-ground irrigation system, and some basic installation tips for homeowners. Watch the recording… Read More

Wakulla Extension 4-H Welcomes Haley Bare!

  The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension welcomes Haley Bare as the new 4-H Program Assistant.  Bare will work with 4-H Agent Dr. Rachel Pienta and serve as the site leader for the Panacea 4-H After School Program and the… Read More

My Two Cents About Dollarweed

How to recognize it: Dollarweed is a moisture-loving plant that can be hard to manage in lawns and landscape beds. Also know as pennywort, Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle spp.), is a warm-season perennial weed. It is named because of its… Read More