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Children’s Pesticides Poisoning and the Ways to Avoid it


April 1, 2022

Pesticides are powerful tools for controlling pests. However, pesticides are also toxic and can severely harm children’s health if stored or used improperly. 50 percent of poisoning incidents each year are for children younger than six years ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #pesticide, Exposure, Pesticide And Children, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Poisoning

Post Hurricane Landscape Tips


September 9, 2019

Post Hurricane Landscape Tips We were fortunate to escape the wraths of Hurricane "Dorian" recently but here in St. Lucie County we still got a lot of wind and some heavy down pours too. We could still see some effects on plant life, not ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #palms, #pruningpalms, #wind #fruittrees, Hurricane, Water

Acronyms – Handy or Cumbersome


September 21, 2017

Acronyms - we all know them and use them for good reason. It is so much easier to say NASA than National Aeronautics and Space Administration, right? I think most everyone are familiar with the word radar, but did you know that it stands for ... READ MORE

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