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Weeds are growing everywhere, especially in manicured lawns and landscapes despite the best efforts of owners who have spared no expense to remove the offending flora. Herbicides to control the weeds seem to be less effective as August… Read More
In a report dated July 24, 2015, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has stated there are 98.4 million head of cattle on U.S. Farms. This marks the first inventory increase since the pre-recession days of 2006…. Read More
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Meat and egg prices are the leading cause of rising food cost in 2015, according the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics news release of June, 22, 2015. The Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers… Read More
Being sharp is usually considered a complement. It implies the recipient of this assessment has the intellectual ability and the mental acuity to handle with ease the rigors of contemporary life. In north Florida’s native plant world the… Read More
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While it is not exactly a jungle “out there” in the landscape, there are some occasionally encountered insects which can inflict pain. The kissing bug and the blood-sucking conenose are native insects which are best not physically encountered…. Read More
The U.S. Federal Reserve Banks are responsible for the currency used domestically. They also issues a report eight times annually on the current economic conditions in the collective Federal Reserve Districts. Known as the Beige Book, this publication… Read More
Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida–one of them is guava! Some may… Read More
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