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Study looks to oxygen as solution for flooded fields
A new study applied calcium peroxide and magnesium peroxide to flooded snap bean plants and tested the productivity of different solid oxygen fertilizer rates. The flooded plants that received either peroxide application grew taller and produced higher yields than the flooded control plants
Dinner Tonight – Easy Pork Chili
Click here for the recipe and quick video link! ---> Pork Chili Video Recipe.
What's Going on in Florida
COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your
This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared for Anything
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days
Make it a tea garden
Southerners and sweet tea When I was a child we drank sweet tea. I didn't really know where it came from but it was sweet and that suited me just fine
Celebrate LGBT Pride Month in June
LGBT Pride Month Background Why do people celebrate LGBT Pride month in June? It is celebrated every June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in NYC. If you live in South Florida like I do, you can visit the Stonewall National Museum and Archives in Fort Lauderdale to learn more about the Stonewall Uprising
Climate Council: Local Climate Stories
Whether it is increasing temperatures, stronger and more frequent storms, sea level rise, coastal flooding or growing levels of asthma, all communities across the globe are dealing with the effects of climate change. However, the solutions and impacts of this global issue are not one size fits all and can look different in each area
Are you ready for a hurricane? How to prepare for Florida storm season
Hurricane season officially starts June 1, but it’s never too early to prepare. As a matter of fact, meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center are already issuing daily reports about tropical activity in the Atlantic Ocean amid a seven-year streak of pre-season storms