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


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

2021 Manasota Regional Envirothon


February 9, 2021

The annual Manasota Regional Envirothon looked a bit different this year. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually to provide a safe environment for the students to compete. Although we missed seeing the students face ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Covid-19, Environment, Envirothon, Livestock, Manatee County, Sarasota County, Soil And Water Conservation District, Soils, UF IFAS Extension, Water Conservation
Weed wrangle week, air potato

How can you help stop the spread of invasive species? Weed Wrangle© Week


February 5, 2021

Blog by Morgan Pinkerton and Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County How can invasive weeds spread? Plants can't just get up and walk like we can, so how do they move to new locations? First, we should talk about plant reproduction ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: CF CISMA, CISMA, Invasive Species, Stop The Spread, Tina McIntyre, Weed Wrangle, Weeds

Living fossils saving lives


February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has slowly rolled out to states across the country. Behind the scenes an ancient marine creature with ten eyes, twelve legs and magical, milky blue blood is being utilized worldwide for testing vaccines and sterility of ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Fishery, Horseshoe Crab, Human Health, Shorebird, Vaccine, Wildlife

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