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Lubber Grasshoppers Go By Other Aliases


August 6, 2018

By, Les Harrison Lubbers, Who? Having an alias can be a handy tool, especially if one’s deeds are perceived as less than honorable. Lubbers are guilty of the nom-de-crime permits the holder to wantonly commit all sorts of offences while ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Bugs, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Florida, Garden, General Information, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Plants, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Scarlet ginger

Scarlet ginger – easy to grow by all gardeners


August 2, 2018

By Ralph E. Mitchell Many gardeners shy away from exotic -looking plants with a mistaken fear related to their personal lack of horticultural skill. One such plant in bloom now is the scarlet ginger also known as Hedychium coccineum. This ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Butterfly Ginger, Disney, Hedychium Coccineum, Orange Bottlebrush Ginger, Perennial, Scarlet Ginger

Haitian grad student developing model to help Haitian farmers manage risks of climate change


August 1, 2018

Student Spotlight En française As a boy growing up in Haiti, Josué St Fort learned firsthand about the many challenges Haitian farmers face. Both of his grandfathers were farmers, and they taught St Fort from a young age how to sow and harvest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Area-project, Beans, Climate Change, Climate Variability, ENSO, Haiti, Josué St Fort

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