Making Healthier Convenience Food Choices

bags of frozen vegetables

Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation.  Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made.  Being aware of the healthiest options will make your life easier in more… Read More

Water Recycling, Reclaiming and Reuse

purple pipes mean recylced water

With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern.  Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry.  How can we help to conserve water? … Read More

Frogs: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

How do you react when you see a frog?  Are you frightened and run away, fascinated and want to catch one, hungry and want to eat the legs, or disgusted and turn your head?  Most frogs are quite… Read More

Agronomic Crop Fertilization

tractor spraying fertilizer on row crops

Proper fertilization is very important when growing field or forage crops. Development of fertilization programs for Florida requires that consideration be given to nutrient requirements for each crop. Soil nutrient levels, reactions of the soil with added nutrients,… Read More

Money Management Help for Millennials- Part 1

cartoon drawing of millennials holding cell phones in the air

What do you think of when you hear the word “millennial”?  Most people will roll their eyes and sigh, because millennials are often thought of as the “lost” generation who do not have money management skills.  A 2015… Read More

Spiders: The Unwanted House Guest

close-up of jumping spider

  Spiders!  Eek!  Just the word sends chills down your spine. They are creepy and scary, but most spiders serve a purpose other than causing terror to the homes they invade.  In their natural environment (including human dwellings)… Read More

Did a Storm Damage Your Palm Trees?: Care After the Storm

palm trees infron a structure being blowin in hurrican winds

  While many palm species are adapted to windstorms, a hurricane or major storm can damage even the most tolerant palm trees.  Make sure to wait until after the storm to venture outside and assess damage.  Once an… Read More