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You Know 911, but Do You Know 511?


July 5, 2022

We have been teaching youth about the ins and outs of buying a car. The adults who who been with us to help always mention how much they wish they had known some things to do before they bought their last car. 511 One of the things I learned ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #511, #Extension4All, #naturaldisaster, #SuwanneeFCS, FCS, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Plants and Pollinators


March 8, 2022

Having A Variety of Flowering Plants Increases Pollinators in Your Garden The spring-like temperatures bring us hope and excitement of new planting opportunities. Wandering around my yard yesterday, I saw bees buzzing around my azaleas, camellias ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, Bees, Gardening, Horticulture, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Is Your Home and Landscape Susceptible to Wildfires?


February 1, 2022

Risk assessment: Your home is one of your largest financial investments. Have you ever done a risk assessment to determine how affected our home or landscape would be if a wildfire was nearby? Florida is prone to lightning strikes which can ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #firesafety, #Firewiselandscaping, #Floridafriendlylandscaping, #homelandscapes, #TopicTuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

What’s Wrong with My Perennial Peanut?


May 25, 2021

Perennial peanut has many benefits as both a ground cover and forage. In fact, one of its best features is its resistance to nematodes, pathogens, and drought. However, if you have an older variety like ‘Florigraze’ and notice your perennial ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Forage, Hay, Livestock, NFLAG, Perennial Peanut, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Celebrating World Bee Day is the Buzz in Suwannee County


May 18, 2021

Why celebrate bees? Celebrate the importance of bees to our food crops and support local beekeepers on May 20. More than 90 crops rely on honeybees for pollination in the US including fruit, fiber, nut and vegetable crops. The crops pollinated ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: #nativebees, #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, #pollinatorsandbeneficialinsects, #wildlifegardeneing, UFBugs, Wildlife

What Flies Are Irritating Your Horses?


April 27, 2021

External and internal parasites cost the horse industry billions of dollars annually. In this blog we will focus on external parasites such as flies. Flies are not just an annoyance to us, but even more so to our horses. Not only do flies make ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, External Parasites, Flies, Horn Fly, Horse Fly, Horses, House Fly, NFLAG, Stable Fly, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County, UFBugs

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