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Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/15/22


November 7, 2022

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Applicator, Best Management Practices, Best Prectices, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer License, Florida Friendly, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Landscape, Plants, Turf, Turfgrass

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


November 1, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

The State of Charlotte Harbor Estuary Following Hurricane Ian


October 28, 2022

It has been a month since Hurricane Ian made landfall in the state of Florida and as some of the adrenaline starts to wear-off people have begun asking, “What impacts is the storm going to have on water quality going forward? Are we doomed ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Bacteria Monitoring, Charlotte Harbor Estuary, Fish Kill, Florida Sea Grant, Hurricane Ian, Red Tide

Florida Land Steward Update, October 28, 2022

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October 28, 2022

FLORIDA FORESTS WEEK OCTOBER 23-29, 2022 This annual statewide awareness campaign offers the perfect opportunity for us to share the forestry story. Forestry provides an annual boost to the state’s economy measured in billions of dollars ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Trees, Wildlife

Should I test my private drinking well?

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October 27, 2022

Residents who receive their drinking water through a municipality enjoy peace of mind knowing that their potable water undergoes routine bacteriological testing behind-the-scenes. But how do you know if water from your private well is safe and ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Bleach, Coliform, Disinfectant, Drinking, E.coli, Escherichia Coli, Pgm_Water, Potable, Test, Well

November Monthly Programming Simple Hydroponics


October 24, 2022

Hydroponics is a great way to save water, produce food, and be more environmentally friendly. With all the information on the internet about hydroponics, it can seem a little daunting. Learn three simple setups that can get you started growing ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Central District, DIY Hydroponics, Fl Hydroponics, Hydroponic Vegetables, Putnam County, Putnam County Horticulture, Simple Hydroponics, UF IFAS Extension

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