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Parts of a Label 5…How Do I Protect Everything Else?

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February 18, 2021

Blogs 1-4 of “Parts of the Pesticide Label” covered personal safety, “How Do I Protect Myself?” At this point many are ready to start using the pesticide, I mean “hey I’m safe, let’s go!” That is all well and good, but our responsibility ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Environmental Hazards, National Pesticide Safety Education Month, Parts Of A Pesticide Label, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Label, Pesticide Safety
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Signs of “springtime” in central Florida…

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February 17, 2021

Signs of "springtime" in central Florida... If you've been a long-time reader of this blog, you already know that I love to highlight the unique changes of Florida's seasons. "Springtime" in Florida is no exception. (Click here for my ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Seasonal Color, Seasons, Trees, Wildflowers

Shellfish may improve water quality in north Florida estuary

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February 17, 2021

A protected estuary in north Florida comprised of the Guana Lake and Guana River is showing signs of pollution. Home to incredibly rich marshes, mounds of mussels and live oyster reefs, scientists are hoping shellfish might be a way to ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Ashley Smyth, Florida Sea Grant, Guana Lake, Guana River, Guana Tolomoto Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, National Estuarine Research Reserve System, Shellfish, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, St. John's County, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Water Quality

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