Category: UF/IFAS

These hitchhikers are members of the daisy family

Bidens WN 7-25-19 feat

July 25, 2019 One of the great mysteries of life, at least to homeowners attempting to have the perfect landscape, is how weeds suddenly appear in the most unexpected place, in other words there yard. Weeds, by definition,… Read More

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world

Aphids Les Harrison feat

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent years zombies have… Read More

UF/IFAS Springtime Swarms of North Florida

UF/IFAS Springtime Swarms of North Florida, Erik Lovestrand

UF/IFAS Springtime Swarms of North Florida Erik Lovestrand, Franklin County Director     The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals… Read More

The NRA Foundation Awards

Wakulla 4-H Shooting Sports feat 1

The NRA Foundation Awards $14,977 to the Wakulla 4-H Shooting Sports Program   Crawfordville, FL  –– The NRA Foundation has awarded the Wakulla 4-H Shooting Sports program a grant totaling $14,977 to fund supplies for the Wakulla 4-H… Read More

Winn-Dixie to Benefit Wakulla 4-H!

WinnDixie Header feat 1

June 1, 2019 is launch day for the Community Bag Program at the Crawfordville Winn-Dixie to benefit Wakulla 4-H! Starting today and for the entire month of June, when you purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the… Read More

MG Continuing Education Program

Continuing Ed Program feat

Master Gardeners Continuing Education Program Schedule   UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office 84 Cedar Avenue – Crawfordville, FL 32327 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Room: OMR   Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Insects   Thursday, June 20, 2019… Read More

Those mysterious craters in the yard

Mystery holes WN 4-18-19 feat

Spring has sprung in Wakulla County, and the fact is reflected in the activity of the local flora and fauna. As expected, plants are sprouting leaves and blooming, and insect activity is accelerating. Curiously, other cryptic manifestations indicate… Read More

2019 Tropicana Speech Contest Winners Go To District

4-H Tropicanna Public Speaking feat

Congratulations to the 2019 First Place Tropicana Speech Contest winners who will represent Wakulla County at District Competition on May 4, 2019: Brooke Baum 5th grade Wakulla Christian School Speech title: E Pluribus Unum Vanessa Foreman 6th grade… Read More