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Scalloping, be safe and protect wildlife: Tips from UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant experts

July 12, 2021

As boaters across the state take to Florida’s coast to scallop, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant agents ask enthusiasts to keep these tips in mind for a safe, fun and sustainable trip. Scallops are sensitive to environmental changes ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Scallop, Scalloping, Scallops, Summer

UF scientists discover genetic markers tied to loss of the ability to sweat in horses

June 21, 2021

Sweating is a critical tool to keep horses comfortable and healthy, but chronic idiopathic anhidrosis, a dangerous equine condition can impede their natural cooling mechanism and cause performance and health issues. For the first time, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Anhidrosis, Animal Sciences, Animal Sciences Department, College Of Veterinary Medicine, Equine, Equine Business, Genomics, Heat, Horses, Summer

Summer sodding traditional for some, but lawn success more a matter of preparation

July 14, 2020

As they drip with sweat, contractors and landscapers often lay sod in the summer because rain helps the grass grow. But you don’t necessarily have to bear the brunt of beastly heat to lay sod, says a UF/IFAS scientist and Extension specialist. Getting ... READ MORE

Category: HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Environmental Horticulture, Landscaping, Laurie Trenholm, Organic Matter, Preparation, Sod, Soil, Summer, UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County, Whitney Elmore

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