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Northwest Florida Toxic Plants that Cause Kidney Failure

Most times, livestock will avoid eating toxic plants but sometimes conditions are right for consumption to occur.  Conditions when animals may consume toxic plants include: Toxic plants are cut and baled in hay, Hungry animals with limited planted forage, Curious animals, Palatable plants like Red Maple leaves. Toxic plants can cause a variety of problems in livestock.  In this article, I’m going to focus on Northwest

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Getting Ready for Another Lawn Growing Season Seminar

Correcting four common mistakes can result in a better lawn. The first step in correctly managing a Florida lawn is to know the type of grass you have; but many homeowners don’t know. The kind of lawn pests, mowing height, herbicide selection, irrigation requirements as well as fertilization and lime needs are all dependent on the type of lawn grass. Many local lawns decline and/or die completely as a result of being

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Upcoming Agriculture Trainings

Crop Production Meeting March 20, 2018 5:45-8:00pm Okaloosa County Extension Office A meal is included and 2 CEUs are available.  Topics include disease management in row crops and Applying herbicides correctly.  Please RSVP by calling 850-689-5850 or email bearden@ufl.edu Crop

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Row Crops - Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Corn, Wheat

Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production

Livestock and Forages

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Jennifer Bearden

bearden@ufl.edu