Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. It may be in danger of contamination from pollutants found in the flood waters. If your well… Read More
Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the Horticulture Agents in… Read More
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
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
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.
With a national shortage of toilet paper, people are purchasing “flushable” wipes instead. Are these “flushable” wipes flushable or not?
Stay Hydrated! Staying well hydrated is essential to sustain life. Insufficient water and fluid consumption can lead to dehydration. However, dehydration is much more than quenching your thirst. Dehydration is a medical condition in which the body does… Read More
We’ve gotten a lot rain in the last couple of weeks. Some areas were flooded. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, people don’t often think about the damage caused to their private drinking wells. If your… Read More
As residents of Florida, we know there is a chance each year we could experience the discomforts associated with the aftermath of hurricane winds and it is important to be prepared. Having lived in Florida for over 30… Read More
Among the variety of questions that come to Extension from time to time there is usually one that asks the best time to plant a tree. Once when the question was posed, I heard this very direct and… Read More