The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is located in the rural western St. Lucie County. We have two freshwater ponds and predominantly pineflat woods forested areas. We are fortunate to have black-bellied whistling ducks that visit our ... READ MORE
Florida is home to a variety of both non-migratory and migratory ducks. Some of the most common species of ducks found in central Florida are mallard ducks, Florida mottled ducks, black-bellied whistling ducks and wood ducks. Keep reading to ... READ MORE
By Dr. Maria Rometo
Extension Agent II
Recent Salmonella outbreaks associated with backyard poultry handling have infected more than 600 people in 45 states, including Florida, prompting health experts to re-issue guidelines for poultry handling.
The ... READ MORE
Wood ducks are one of the most colorful ducks in North America. Breeding males showcase an unbelievable combination of colors including a red bill and eyes, a metallic purplish-green crested head, black cheeks with thick white stripes, a maroon ... READ MORE