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National Farm Safety and Health Week: COVID-19 Farm Safety

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What is National Farm Safety and Health Week? Agriculture is one of the most important industries in the United States, but also one of the most hazardous. Many injuries seen in agriculture can be prevented… Read More

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well

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…. Read More

What Should I Do After My Drinking Well Is Flooded?

Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful storms. They produce strong winds, storm surge flooding, and heavy rainfall. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, people don’t often think about the damage caused to… Read More

Irrigation in the Home Landscape

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There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water… Read More

Master Gardeners Reach Out to the Community

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Master Gardeners often act as ambassadors for the UF/IFAS Extension. In this blog article, Master Gardener Cora Broskowitz highlights her involvement in Curriculum night at Sanford Middle School, where she and Master Gardener Bonnie Harrison… Read More

Seminole County Beekeepers Association

Blog by Eileen Barnes and Hannah Wooten Beekeepers Associations The Seminole County Beekeepers Association, SCBA, was founded by Dennis Langlois in March 2017.  The already established Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association, OBBA, helped to guide the Dennis with… Read More

Brilliance in Beekeeping

The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees.  Dennis Langlois,… Read More