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Monoecious vs Dioecious: Self-Pollinating vs Cross-Pollinating Plants


December 29, 2017

When starting a vegetable garden or even orchard, you may wonder if you need two or more plants of a certain variety to cross-pollinate each other or if you can get away with just one. This will depend on if you have a monoecious or dioecious ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bees, Complete, Dioecious, Female Flower, Gardening, Incomplete, Male Flower, Monoecious, PolliNATION, Pollinators, Vegetables

I HATE Robo-Calls: How to avoid phone scams.


December 21, 2017

Have you ever gotten a call on your cell phone that looked legitimate, but wasn't? Yesterday on my personal cell phone, I received a phone call that was from my area code and had the digits that indicate it is a cell phone. Although it is my ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Federal Trade Commission, Phone Scams, Robocalls, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Extension, Telemarketing, UF IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS Master Gardeners Visit MREC


December 12, 2017

Last week, MREC hosted a tour for up-and-coming UF/IFAS Master Gardeners and talked about projects with researchers and Extension agents focused on agricultural economics, water conservation and plant breeding. The group went to greenhouses ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Economics, Greenhouses, Ifas Extension, Master Gardeners, Outreach, Plant Breeding, Plants, Production, UF, Water Conservation

The Threat of Freezing Temps and Hard Cold Weather isn’t Over Yet


December 10, 2017

The threat of freezing temps and hard cold weather isn't over just yet this season. There are 5 things you should think about with this tough cold weather: Protect yourself and those around you. Wear hats and gloves, stay dry and, stay out ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cold Weather, Family Safety, Hamilton County, Safety

December 2017 Food For Thought Luncheon


December 7, 2017

The UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County and Hamilton County Department of Health are inviting the public to attend a luncheon at UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County (old high school/courthouse annex) on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:00PM. We will ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Food, Hamilton County, Holiday, Home Health, Seniors, Wellness

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