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The Green Scene “August”


August 8, 2011

Being Green: Learn to Preserve Food I have had such fun teaching people this spring and summer the basics of how to safely preserve food through small “canning parties” held in homes, church kitchens or at the Extension Office. There seems ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Community, Conservation, Educational, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Water, Water Conservation

UF Ordway Swisher finalized as site in large scale ecology project


August 2, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has officially partnered with a National Science Foundation-funded program to allow measurements and data collection related to the Earth’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: John Hayes, National Science Foundation, NEON, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station

Papaya plants reduce the need for pesticides on tomatoes in Florida, new UF study finds


June 29, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for a high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Whiteflies can be biologically controlled in Florida greenhouse tomatoes, according to a new University of Florida study, which helps reduce the need for pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Biological Control, Entomology And Nematology, Florida, Greenhouse Tomatoes, Lance Osborne, Papaya, Wasp, Whitefly, Yingfang Xiao

Snake predator may benefit endangered bird, UF study finds


June 23, 2011

Caption at bottom. Click here and here for high resolution images. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An endangered Florida bird may have some unexpected help in its struggle for survival, according to a new University of Florida study. UF ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Endangered, John Kappes, Katie Sieving, Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Snakes, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Woodpecker

The Green Scene “June”


June 8, 2011

Wise Water Use for Floridians Sustainable Big Bend and the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office have dedicated programming time this year to assist with the University’s Sustainable Floridians program. Our approach has been to establish ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

Rosemary Loria appointed chair of UF plant pathology department


May 31, 2011

  Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A Cornell University professor has been selected as chair of the University of Florida’s plant pathology department, UF officials announced today. Rosemary ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Cornell, IFAS, Jack Payne, Plant Pathology, Rosemary Loria

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