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Early Detection Rapid Response: What It Is and What It Means to You

Invasive plants pose a variety of threats to the environment, economy, and human health around the world. They can thrive in Florida because of warm temperatures, high rainfall, and land disturbance from human interaction. This blog outlines a… Read More

How Can a “Bee Box” Help Protect a Beehive?

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that when used according to the label, pesticides “Do not cause an unreasonable risk of harm to people or the environment”. All too often it is believed that pollinators (particularly… Read More

Florida-Friendly Gardening Therapy

For a while, I was OK with COVID. Not happy, but you could say “average.” After almost a year of this pandemic, like most folks, COVID fatigue has set in for me. When the pandemic struck, I needed… Read More

Duval County Extension Reopens with Guidelines for Safety

Our UF/IFAS Extension Duval County Extension office opens to visitors by appointment only today, Monday, June 8th, upon direction of the City of Jacksonville, in partnership with guidelines of the University of Florida. Appointments can be made by… Read More