Tag: UF IFAS

Florida Master Gardener class begins Jan. 23, 2019

Master Gardeners correct defective roots at planting.

Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences¬†(UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener (MG) program! The University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in… Read More

Levy County Agricultural Producers Cost Share Workshop

Machinery driving through green spring pastures.

Please join us for an informative cost share workshop, November 7, 2018, 10 am – Noon. Meet at Levy County Extension, Conference Room, 625 North Hathaway Avenue/27A, Bronson, FL. 32621. There is no fee to attend. Please call… Read More

What’s Buzzing Me, Mosquito Be Gone!

Researcher Karen McKenzie raised these female in captivity. They do not carry disease.

From the coast to sandhills, pastures to homestead, dozens of mosquito species are found around Florida homes and neighborhoods. They ease through life in one of four forms – egg, larvae, pupa or adult. As adults, some vector… Read More

Mosquito Transmitted Diseases

mosquito transmitted disease cover photo

Mosquito transmitted diseases have been in the news lately. While these diseases are not new, it is always good to review what we can do to minimize the risk of mosquito-vectored diseases for the safety of equines such… Read More