You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.
Category: UF/IFAS Extension
While we are honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military this Memorial Day weekend, don’t forget that May is also the American Wetlands Month. What is American Wetlands Month? American Wetlands Month… Read More
Water pollution from stormwater runoff threatens Florida’s valuable water resources. Undeveloped land covered with grass, plants, and trees absorbs rainwater. As Florida continue to grow, more of this land is covered with hard impervious surfaces such as roads,… Read More
Some of you may already know we are starting a new series – Water Wednesday. Water Wednesday is a Facebook Live series provided by Agents and Specialists in UF/IFAS. Every Wednesday 2 pm ET, we will live stream… Read More
Harvested forages are seldom cheap but often necessary to provide adequate nutrition for your horses when the grass is not enough. This article will highlight a couple of “hay hacks” that will keep your animals happy and healthy… Read More
Water is the foundation of life. The Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, Yilin Zhuang, is teaming up with County Agents in Central District and launching a new water series on Facebook Live – Water Wednesday.
Depression is common in older adults. Late-life depression affects 6 million Americans aged 65 or older yet only 10% receive treatment. Even though older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, it is not… Read More
How does an owner determine what a horse’s nutritional requirements are and just how much energy and protein they need to be feeding a particular horse? First, we need to assess the horse’s overall body condition and determine… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More
It’s a Family Thing Communicate with children about money matters. From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has… Read More