Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Household Items Needed for Camp Timpoochee

Help Wakulla 4-H prepare for Sleep Away Camp Summer 2018 at Timpoochee! Camp Timpoochee needs the following items this year: • Shower curtains (prefer material) will take both material and plastic. • White wash cloths and hand towels… Read More

4-H Poultry Show – Register by Nov. 1, 2018

Registration Application The Wakulla County 4-H program is proud to announce the 1st Annual Wakulla Winter Classic 4-H Poultry Show. This contest will take place on December 8th, 2018. The deadline to register is November 1st, 2018. This… Read More

Pokeweed, Used In ‘Polk Salad,’ Is Poisonous

Common Pokeweed Common pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a perennial weed native of North American. It is frequently found in pastures, as well as fence-rows, row crop fields, and wooded areas. All parts of the plant contain saponins, oxalates,… Read More

Anti-freeze Run The Engines of Agriculture

Prep Work for Season Wind-down The seasonal slowdown is underway, at least for some of the farm’s rolling stock and motorized equipment. This does not equate to an idle period for the farm manager who is responsible for… Read More

The Friendly Snake

Natural Wakulla by Les Harrison The warmer weather’s return has many residents of Wakulla County believing the winter of 2017/18 is done, and it might be.  The nightly ruckus of toads and frogs staking out their territory becomes… Read More

Caught Redheaded! Woodpeckers Dine and Dash

Pileated Woodpecker

by Les Harrison A clue, by inference, directs the viewer to a conclusion. The deduction which is based on the exhibited evidence may provide some insight into an activity occurring at some point in the past. No matter… Read More

Even Under Frost, Some Wakulla Weeds Still Bloom

The winters in Wakulla County are always (relatively) pleasant especially when they are compared to the remainder of the country. While ice-age conditions may be inflicting a polar environment on the remainder of the country, here in North… Read More

Bald Eagles In Coastal Areas Live Mainly On Fish

Natural Wakulla by Les Harrison Having a distinctive and easily identifiable physical feature can quickly prove to be a beneficial resource.  This visible trait makes it easy for the viewer who encounters the notable personality to instantly recognize… Read More

Get Your (Healthy) Snack On!

Snacks are an important part of a healthy, balanced diet.  But not all snacks are created equal.  All too often, we reach for the salty, sugary, prepackaged snacks like chips, cookies, and other sweets because they’re convenient and… Read More