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Green Tomatoes: Nutrition, Selection, Storage

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Did you know… Green tomatoes have most of the same health benefits as red tomatoes, with almost the same  of beta-carotene. Fried green tomatoes are a Southern… Read More

Improving Savings and Health through Minor Conservation Measures in the Home

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Mere minor conservation measures in the home will not necessarily result in instant improvements in overall savings and health. However, when combined with home-performance measures (e.g., maintenance… Read More

Hydration in Hot Working Environments

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   Summertime isn’t the only time you should be concerned about drinking enough water to stay hydrated. Workers in construction, landscaping, laundry, factory, farm, or restaurant settings, among others, often… Read More

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II  According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs.  The energy saved could light all the households in a city… Read More

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region. Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region.  Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More