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Water Wednesday – All About Water Inside Your House

Happy almost New Year! Are you making your new year resolutions? How about adding water conservation onto your list? We will kick off Water Wednesday by introducing some simple actions to reduce water consumption inside your house and… Read More

Irrigation is Key to the Success of Controlled Release Fertilizer

LIVE OAK, Fla. — For farmers in the Suwannee Valley, using Best Management Practices (BMP) are more important than ever to efficiently irrigate their crops. At the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Suwannee Valley (UF/IFAS… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County

County Extension Departments have a world of knowledge at your fingertips. We are a partnership between the University of Florida (one of Florida’s land grant universities) and the county’s government. In Florida we have 67 counties and all… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap: Reclaimed Water

Reclaimed water is something that has been engineered and perfected over time. We have so much of it within Florida too. The benefits of using reclaimed water are exceptional. So, what exactly is reclaimed water? Reclaimed water is… Read More

Water conservation and integrated pest management: Two concepts united by well-being

Many people probably would like to conserve more water and use less spray to control annoying bugs. But first, they must meet their personal needs, University of Florida researchers say. By “personal needs,” we’re talking about basic human… Read More

Success Story: Flip My Florida Yard

Flip My Florida Yard is a TV series created in partnership with Crawford Entertainment, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and University of Florida/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping program. The show is filmed in locations throughout Florida. The goal of the series… Read More

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We need to hear from you!    Please take a few minutes to share your thoughts about our Florida-Friendly Landscaping outreach. Click the following Qualtrics link to participate in a brief anonymous survey. LINK: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zNZnEd2ZAnx9s2     Why… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap: Rainwater Harvesting

Although rainwater harvesting has been practiced for thousands of years, recent concerns over water supplies and the environment have prompted a renewed interest in this method of water sourcing. A rainwater harvesting system is the collection and storage… Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Should Check Your Sprinklers NOW!

      Yes, it’s been raining buckets all summer. Hopefully your sprinklers have gotten a good rest… BUT… when the fall “dry season” arrives in central FL, are your sprinklers ready to put water where it’s needed,… Read More