Tag: Natural Resources

Pokeweed, Used In ‘Polk Salad,’ Is Poisonous

Common Pokeweed Common pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a perennial weed native of North American. It is frequently found in pastures, as well as fence-rows, row crop fields, and wooded areas. All parts of the plant contain saponins, oxalates,… Read More

White Tail Buffet: Wildlife Food Plot Mixes

Complimenting livestock operations with game hunting leases is not a new concept. With the popularity of hunting wild game like white tail deer, wild hogs, and other large game, farmers and ranchers can prepare wildlife feeding areas (wildlife… Read More

Successful 2017 for the Green Business Partnership

The Sarasota County Green Business Partnership Program had another successful year in 2017. The program continues to grow in numbers and interest, and used a number of educational delivery methods to reach out to businesses under the direction… Read More

An overview of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the coordinated use of pest and environmental information with available pest control methods to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means and with the least possible hazard to people,… Read More

Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts a Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour

“Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour” On November 9, 2017, the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension team hosted a tour for the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce’s agriculture portion of the Leadership Suwannee program…. Read More