Safe cooking is important year-round. However, with the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays just around the corner, many families will be cooking large feasts for celebration. It is important to remember that all meats have a… Read More
The purpose of the Holiday Bake-Off is to encourage adults and youth to work together on a project. This is not a traditional 4-H contest where a 4-H member must do all the work themselves. … Read More
Introduction Mole crickets are very important pests of pasture land, forage areas, turfgrasses, and vegetable seedlings. Currently, there are three species that inhabit Florida; all are non-native species, including the tawny mole cricket, the southern… Read More
Dogfennel is a native perennial plant found across much of the southeastern United States. It is an aggressive weed species that can invade under-improved, unimproved, or overgrazed pasture. Infestation with dogfennel can lead to a… Read More
Conserving forage for use during times of low forage production is a common practice for beef cattle enterprises.
Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation. Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made. Being aware of the healthiest options will make your… Read More
You may have heard that wood ashes can be used in the garden as a source of potassium for plants. But since wood ashes also increase the soil pH and require other precautions, they should… Read More
Gardeners will find it difficult to grow certain plant species in high pH soils and therefore should match plants to the existing site conditions. The pH of a soil measures relative acidity or alkalinity. The… Read More
Enteric illnesses are transmitted by contaminated food or water, exposure to contaminated bodily fluids (both human and animal), exposure to contaminated objects, or direct exposure to infected persons or animals.
Growing microgreens at home is a quick and easy way to add nutrients to your diet. While they may be tiny, research has shown that microgreens contain 4 to 40 times more nutrients than their… Read More