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Carpenter Bees Bore Problems


April 12, 2018

by Les Harrison There are certain sounds which cannot be ignored. They convey an immediate message which calls the listener to be alert and prepared. These noises, even here in the Florida panhandle, are uniquely distinct and are not likely ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Carpenter Bees, Home Damage, Insect Management, North Florida, Pest Control, Prevention, UF IFAS Extension, Woodpecker

My Florida Farm Weather: On-site decision making support


March 30, 2018

Weather-related information is essential to Florida’s agricultural producers for making important decisions regarding the use of water for irrigation and cold protection. Since the mid 1990’s, The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Irrigation, Water, Weather

Don’t Murder the Myrtles


March 30, 2018

by Les Harrison “If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing,” so said English essayist Thomas Penson De Quincey. This early 19th century writer and social commentator published extensively on ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Crepe Myrtles, Florida Panhandle, Franklin County Extension, Gulf County Extension, Lawn Care, Les Harrison, Liberty County Extension, North Florida, Pollarding, Pruning, Tipping, Wakulla County Extension, Washington County Extension
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Women in Ag: Dr. Liz Felter


March 29, 2018

Dr. Liz Felter began her journey in horticulture at a time when university professors didn’t know if it was appropriate for women to learn how to use a chainsaw or front-end loader tractor. Needless to say, a lot has changed since the 1970s. Felter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Extension, Felter, Horticulture, Liz Felter, MREC, UF/IFAS, Women, WomeninAG, Womenshistorymonth

Spiderwort and Rustweed Plants are Sprouting and Producing Blooms


March 22, 2018

Color Hiding in Your Landscape With Spring 2018 barely out of the starting gate, all kinds of plants are sprouting and producing blooms. This week’s last gasp of winter temperatures slowed the progress, but only slightly. Much like the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Educational, Environment, Extension, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plants, UF-IFAS, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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