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Pickerelweed… Friend of Foe?

I often get calls on how to control pickerelweed. Although this beautiful aquatic plant is a Florida native, it can spread prolifically leaving pond owners with the assumption that it’s an invasive weed. Invasive plants… Read More

Beneficial Algae or Unsightly Pond Scum?

Algae are an important component of an ecosystem, but when algae populations grow out of control, they begin to decrease water quality. The summer months generate high water temperatures and abundant sunlight. This in combination… Read More

Is Your Pond Management Up to Scale?

When you think of Florida’s top recreational activities, fishing is certainly one of them. The state is full of fishing opportunities from the coast to inland lakes, rivers, and ponds. Despite all these natural fishing… Read More

An overview of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Convergent Lady Beetle

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the coordinated use of pest and environmental information with available pest control methods to prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage by the most economical means and with the least possible… Read More

Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts a Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour

“Suwannee County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts Portion of the Leadership Suwannee Tour” On November 9, 2017, the UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension team hosted a tour for the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce’s agriculture portion of the… Read More