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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Right Of Way, Core, Aquatic Pesticide and Private Applicator Training Classes November 25 and 26 2019


November 14, 2019

Core Training & Exam November 25, 2019 7:45 am – 11:00 am Cost $10.00 3 Ceus in either chapter 482 or 487 CORE Right of Way Training & Exam November 25th 2019 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cost $10.00 Total 4 Ceus in: RIGHT-OF-WAY PEST ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Aquatic, Core, Pesticide Training, Private Applicator, Right Of Way
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Sassafras Was Once The Base For Root Beer


August 10, 2018

By, Les Harrison Sassafras Albidum Sassafras albidum is a deciduous native with a long history of multiple uses in panhandle Florida and far beyond. Leaves of this tree have turned up in the fossil record from eons ago. Sassafras has many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Garden, General Information, Growing, Health, Horticulture, Http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/affirmative-action-overview.aspx, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Local, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, Trees, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond


April 14, 2016

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed. Photo by Judy Biss This is the time of ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Farm Pond, Fish Pond, Florida Wildflowers, Native Aquatic Plants, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Pond Management, Ponds, Wetland Plants, Wetlands, Wildflowers

Pollination of Vegetable Crops – Maximize Your Crop’s Potential


February 3, 2016

It won’t be long until row crops and vegetable gardens are planted and thriving once again next spring. A sometimes taken for granted, yet critical element of any prosperous crop is successful pollination. Most of us know what “text book” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture
Tags: Bees, Butterflies, Corn, Female Flower, General Gardening, Hand Pollinate, Honey Bees, Insects, Male Flower, Panhandle Gardening, Perfect Flower, Pollination, Pollinators, Squash, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables, Watermelon

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