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Reducing Conflicts Between Trees and Power Lines

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July 25, 2023

Power is a great luxury enjoyed by many. This is true especially in the Florida summer. We love our air conditioning, functioning fridges, etc. Any time the power goes out, it is stressful. Your house can get hot, your food may go bad, it is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Trees And Electricity, Trees And Power Lines, Urban Forestry, Utility Forestry

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: August

July 25, 2023

Honey beekeeping management practices for your Florida apiary in August: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest Management, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Grape Expectations: Growing Muscadine Grapes

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July 23, 2023

While citrus trees have long been a popular choice for home gardeners, let me introduce you to the delightful world of muscadine grapes—a refreshing alternative that may just make you reconsider your planting preferences. Muscadine grapes ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Edible Crops, Flagler County, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Grape, Grapes, Grapevine, Muscadine, Plants

Mango Day

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July 21, 2023

Mango day is quickly approaching (July 22nd), and these fruits definitely deserve their own day for their popularity in salsa, smoothies, and as a snack by themselves. However, be careful when you have extra mango, as they can attract fruit ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: PMU
Tomatoes for sale as roadside market produce.

New research shows U.S. consumers willing to pay more to receive a natural casing on produce that would reduce food waste.

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July 20, 2023

Highlights According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced worldwide goes to waste every year. Study used a choice experiment to determine what consumers would ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: Food And Resource Economics

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