Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods

For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods.  Most people don’t know that there is a major difference between organic, natural… Read More

Tips to Get Healthy in 2018 – Little Moves, Big Results

Being healthier doesn’t have to mean overhauling your entire lifestyle.  Sometimes all it takes is a few simple changes.  From eating more fruit and vegetables to taking daily walks, these quick-and-easy tweaks to your daily health regimen can… Read More

Twenty-Six 4-Hers Prepare for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show & Sale

Cooler weather has arrived and that could only mean on thing, the 4-H livestock exhibitors are gearing up for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show.  The show and sale is sponsored by the North Florida Livestock Association and… Read More

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees.  However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late fall and… Read More

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation

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Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts.  More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability,… Read More

Middle Schoolers Learning Nutrition Education

Middle School students are often in control of what they put in their mouths, but many times they do not make or do not know how to make healthy choices.  It is crucial to instill nutritional concepts in… Read More