Category: UF/IFAS Extension

The Threat of Freezing Temps and Hard Cold Weather isn’t Over Yet

The threat of freezing temps and hard cold weather isn’t over just yet this season. There are 5 things you should think about with this tough cold weather: Protect yourself and those around you. Wear hats and gloves,… Read More

December 2017 Food For Thought Luncheon

The UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County and Hamilton County Department of Health are inviting the public to attend a luncheon at UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County (old high school/courthouse annex) on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:00PM. We will have… Read More

Disaster Strikes – Opportunity Knocks: American Farms in Collier County

As it barreled up the Atlantic towards the state of Florida, meteorologists and news anchors warned of potentially devastating winds, floods and rains. Floridians watched with trepidation as the National Hurricane Center updates aired on local news stations…. Read More

I spy… whitefly!

When is a scale insect not a scale insect? When it’s actually the juvenile stage of a whitefly. That is what some of the local landscapers found out while scouting for pests. The pupal cases of both Tetraleurodes (e.g., mulberry whitefly)… Read More