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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month


November 15, 2022

Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers.  In Florida, radon test data reveals that 1 out of every five homes tested had radon levels at or above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s action level for indoor radon. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Home Maintenance, Prevention, Radon, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

How can you make your calves more marketable?


October 25, 2022

Cattle producers are always looking to add value to their cattle operation through marketing strategies. However, there are several ways to add value through basic management practices, although applying these practices do not always guarantee ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Generator Use During the Hurricanes Can Kill You


October 18, 2022

If you are like my family, you have purchased a generator to prevent food losses and to run a fan during a power outage.  Whenever combustion occurs (whether from a generator, a fire, a gas-fired water heater or stove) carbon monoxide is produced. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #naturaldisaster, Carbon Monoxide, Generator Safety, Hurricanes, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Playing it SAFE!!!


September 14, 2022

Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farm, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Hay, Livestock, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Do you need a Pesticide Applicator’s License for that?


August 23, 2022

Florida has a booming entomological clade and insects are inevitable nearly everywhere you turn. From protecting our homes, offices, fields and crops, pesticides are often our only line of defense against the damage these pests bring. But did ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Commercial Crops, Farm, Pesticide Handling, Pesticide License, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Upping your BULL POWER?


August 9, 2022

Bull sale season is just around the corner as fall approaches, are you looking for a new bull to up your bull power in your herd? Most producers think that the most important selection for their herd should be placed on their replacement heifers, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

You Know 911, but Do You Know 511?


July 5, 2022

We have been teaching youth about the ins and outs of buying a car. The adults who who been with us to help always mention how much they wish they had known some things to do before they bought their last car. 511 One of the things I learned ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #511, #Extension4All, #naturaldisaster, #SuwanneeFCS, FCS, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Plants and Pollinators


March 8, 2022

Having A Variety of Flowering Plants Increases Pollinators in Your Garden The spring-like temperatures bring us hope and excitement of new planting opportunities. Wandering around my yard yesterday, I saw bees buzzing around my azaleas, camellias ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, Bees, Gardening, Horticulture, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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