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Water Wednesday Recap: Is Xeriscaping for Florida?


May 23, 2024

Are you curious about xeriscaping and how we can establish it in the Sunshine State? This Water Wednesday, Jamielyn Daugherty, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping and Urban Forestry Agent in Sumter County gave us an overview of xeriscaping and ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Ecosystem, Florida Friendly, Landscaping, Water Conservation, Water Wednesday, Xeriscaping

Private Well and Septic System Care Workshop in Marion County


February 6, 2024

Join Us for a Workshop on Private Drinking Well Maintenance, Well Water Quality, and Septic System Care in Marion County! Are you concerned about the safety of your drinking water and the health of your septic system? Your worries end here! ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Florida Well Owner Network, FWON, Onsite Systems, Private Wells, Septic Systems, Sewer, Water, Water Testing, Well Water

Participate in Our Lawn Fertilizing Survey and Win Exciting Prizes


January 31, 2024

Calling all Hernando County Residents! The UF/IFAS Extension is conducting a research project to gain insights into homeowners' knowledge and opinions regarding lawn fertilizing practices and fertilizer ordinances in Hernando County. Your perspective ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Fertilizer, Fertilizer Use, Lawn, Residential Landscape, Survey, Water

Private Well and Septic System Care Workshop in Sumter County


January 23, 2024

Join Us for a Workshop on Private Drinking Well Maintenance, Well Water Quality, and Septic System Care! Are you concerned about the safety of your drinking water and the health of your septic system? Your worries end here! We are excited ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Event, Florida Well Owner Network, FWON, Onsite Sewer, Private Well, Septic System, Water Quality, Water Testing, Well Water
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Let’s Talk About Ag BMPs: Citrus Best Management Practices


February 22, 2023

In this Let's Talk About Ag BMPs, the University of Florida Active Learning Program interns Katherine Monagas and John Mashburn interviewed Dr. Tara Wade, Agricultural Resource Economist in the Food and Resource Economics Department, and researched ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Water
Tags: Ag BMPs, Citrus, Economically Feasible, Let's Talk About Ag BMPs, Nature Resources, Water, Water Conservaiton, Water Quality
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Free webinars on home well and septic system care offered by UF/IFAS


January 12, 2023

Florida homeowners with a private well or septic system are invited to learn more about their home water and wastewater management systems through  free webinars hosted by UF/IFAS experts. WHO: UF/IFAS water resources regional specialized ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Free Event, Private Well, Septic System, Septic Tank, Water Quality, Water Quantity, Webinar, Webinars, Well Water

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