Some of today’s most pressing issues in society include the prevalence of chronic diseases, food, and financial insecurities. (The UF/IFAS Extension Roadmap, 2013). Addressing these challenges, UF/IFAS Extension Central District Family and ... READ MORE
El fertilizante es regulado en la Florida y en Orange County. Cada persona que aplica fertilizantes por contrato por ley está obligado obtener una certificación para la aplicacion de fertilizantes. El fertilizante está regulado porque sabemos ... READ MORE
That’s right, no nitrogen or phosphorus containing fertilizers can be applied in Orange County, Florida landscapes 6/1 - 9/31.
The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and the pollution ... READ MORE
Anyone living in Florida who uses an automatic irrigation system is required by law to have a fully operational rain shut-off device. These devices are crucial in preventing overwatering, which can lead to a number of issues ... READ MORE
By Brenda Marty-Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Extension Agent IV
Chris Kilbride, UF/IFAS Extension, Emeritus, Martin County, Extension Agent IV
Spring is in the air, time to clean and refresh your surroundings! ... READ MORE
Spring is a very nice season, but for people suffering from allergies, it can be a very uncomfortable time. Symptoms can include chronic nasal congestion, allergic rhinitis, sore throat, sneezing and swollen eyes. Asthma triggers are found everywhere: ... READ MORE
Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!
Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program
Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE
Why make a forest?
I was born in Buffalo, NY and then moved to Durham, North Carolina after college. Both of these areas were less populated and had lots of forested areas near the urban centers. South Florida, I soon discovered, had hardly ... READ MORE
HOW TO APPLY FOR SHIP FUNDS – BAY COUNTY
(Apply to the county in which you plan to buy your home)
Contact: Bay County Housing Division, 850-215-2479, Tammy Harris, Housing Program Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
To ... READ MORE
As I get older, I hate the thought of leakage…in my home. I know that if I can caulk and seal, it can improve my energy efficiency, thus reducing my utility bills for heating and cooling. I also know sealing up cracks and crevices in my ... READ MORE