J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: In the 2017-2018 4-H year, the St. Johns County 4-H program had more than 20 volunteer organizational leaders. In an end-of-the-year survey given to 60 youth from… Read More
K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL Situation: Land managers rely on herbicide to control invasive species in natural areas. However, improper application can have unintended environmental impacts and waste time, money, and resources. In addition, there… Read More
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides Carrotwood is an evergreen tree that can reach heights above 30 feet. This unique tree has a dark outer bark but an orange inner bark, hence its common name… Read More
Aging using Teeth Sometimes we need to verify a horses age, check out this months edition of the Horse Herald to do so by using their teeth! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Protect the Trails Trail riders can help protect Florida’s natural environment by helping track invasive species. Learn more in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Golden Bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Golden bamboo is native to china and is actually a member of the grass family! Golden bamboo was originally introduced to the United States to be used… Read More
The University of Florida’s Food Safety and Quality Program provides training which enables food managers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam will… Read More
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
Debunking Colic Colic is a horse owners worst nightmare, but it shouldn’t have to be. Check out this edition of the Horse Herald to learn more about some colic myths. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to… Read More
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Cherokee Rose Rosa laevigata The Cherokee Rose is native to China, Taiwan, Laos, and Vietnam. It is a beautiful evergreen shrub that prefers to climb. Often you will find Cherokee Roses… Read More