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Handwashing 101: The importance of details

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Amid all the steps many people take when it comes to preventing illness, they often overlook one simple but highly effective action. Handwashing. Proper handwashing is a basic technique that has been proven to help prevent the spread… Read More

Backyard poultry linked to recent salmonella outbreaks

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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 outbreaks have… Read More

Take-all Root Rot

Take-all root rot is a disease that is common on warm season turfgrass.  It occurs during the summer and fall months when Florida receives the majority of its rainfall.  Extended rainfall or long periods when the turfgrass is… Read More