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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent… Read More

Sunscreen Made Simple

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion… Read More

UF/IFAS Springtime Swarms of North Florida

UF/IFAS Springtime Swarms of North Florida Erik Lovestrand, Franklin County Director     The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services… Read More

The NRA Foundation Awards

The NRA Foundation Awards $14,977 to the Wakulla 4-H Shooting Sports Program   Crawfordville, FL  –– The NRA Foundation has awarded the Wakulla 4-H Shooting Sports program a grant totaling $14,977 to fund supplies for… Read More

Winn-Dixie to Benefit Wakulla 4-H!

June 1, 2019 is launch day for the Community Bag Program at the Crawfordville Winn-Dixie to benefit Wakulla 4-H! Starting today and for the entire month of June, when you purchase a $2.50 reusable Community… Read More

MG Continuing Education Program

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Master Gardeners Continuing Education Program Schedule   UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office 84 Cedar Avenue – Crawfordville, FL 32327 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Room: OMR   Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Insects   Thursday,… Read More

Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes… Read More

Those mysterious craters in the yard

Spring has sprung in Wakulla County, and the fact is reflected in the activity of the local flora and fauna. As expected, plants are sprouting leaves and blooming, and insect activity is accelerating. Curiously, other… Read More