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Sesame Added To List of Top Allergens


January 17, 2023

When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Allergens, Allergic Reaction, Food Safety, Sesame, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Soil Test Now to Get a Head Start on Spring Planting: Part 1


December 22, 2022

Want to get a head start on planting this spring? Then the time to soil test is now! Soil testing is an easy way to determine the nutrient management needs ahead of time. This can allow for easier planning and budgeting of resources for farmers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Horticulture, Row Crops, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Start Healthy Holiday Traditions


December 20, 2022

Families and friends cherish holiday traditions because they have a way of bringing us closer. They often reflect our values and beliefs and provide a time to relate and communicate with one another. This quality time helps solidify relationships ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition

Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?


November 21, 2022

Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties Financial Assistance Expo flyer Who do farm and forestry producers go ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, Farm, Farm Equipment, Farm Management, Finance, Money, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Row Crops, Small Farms, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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

Manage Your Diabetes With Teamwork


November 10, 2022

November is National Diabetes Month During this month, organizations and communities  from across the country come together to highlight diabetes and diabetes management. Here are a few facts about this chronic condition: Over thirty-seven ... READ MORE

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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

Sod-Based Rotation the Next Big Revolution in Farming


October 10, 2022

Rotational cropping systems are nothing new but changing from a cash crop-based rotation to a sod-based rotation has the promise of giving farmers a viable new option for increasing yields, simultaneously enhancing soil quality, and still promoting ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alternative Crop, Conservation Farming, Crop Rotation, Peanut Production, Row Crops, Sod-based, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

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