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A Few of My Favorite Fall Things

Favorite Fall ThingsPhoto Credit: Angela Hinkle Fall is my favorite time of year. Let me share with you a few of my favorite Fall things to help explain why. Walking my dog in the heat of a summer morning is like trudging through a bowl of warm chowder. But with the cooler autumn mornings arriving, …

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Spice Things Up with Alternative Seasonings

With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium.  Herbs and spices are easy to use and can add a variety of delicious flavor combinations to …

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Healthy Resolutions: The 5 Things You Should Avoid Eating in 2017

It’s that time of year again – time to make resolutions designed to improve your life to become a happier, healthier, and wealthier person. Unfortunately, some resolutions are not realistic and set us up for failure from the start. A very small percentage of us manage to maintain these lofty resolutions. However, there are small …

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Things You Should Know About Farm Food Safety

It seems like years ago that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, but it was actually 2011.  With a new congress convening this week, and the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump on January 20th, the outlook for FSMA is unpredictable.  Whatever the future may hold, there are a number of important food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/06/things-you-should-know-about-farm-food-safety/

Scary Things are Happening in Our Landscapes this Halloween

Saddleback Caterpillar – Image Credit Matthew Orwat The reality of what happens deep down in the darkness of a fire ant mound hidden to human eyes or in the tunnels of a mole cricket where only creepy crawly things dare to enter may be too scary to believe.  University of Florida Institute of Food and …

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Sea Turtles See Things Differently

Awareness is Growing!Photo by: Aprile Clark That is, when it comes to lights on our homes and businesses near their nesting beaches. Humans have long-known that artificial light can have negative consequences for many nocturnal animals, including nesting and hatching sea turtles. However, it has only been through fairly recent research that we are beginning …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/sea-turtles-see-things-differently/

Things to Consider Before Selling Your Timber

Be cautious with timber sales. Make sure you multiple quotes and have s signed, written agreement with a reputable company before the first tree is harvested. Photo credit: Alter-Bevis Farm in Jackson County-Doug Mayo. A growing number of Panhandle landowners have limited experience when it comes to managing and marketing timber.  In many cases it …

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Things are Getting Hot on the Island… Discovering the Florida Panhandle – Barrier Islands – July

The air temperatures are in the high ‘90’s and the heat indices are reaching over 100°F; heck the inland water temperatures are in the high ‘80’s – it’s just hot out there! But our barrier island wildlife friends are doing okay, they have had to deal with this many times before. Deep burrows and nocturnal …

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Things to Consider When Moving Honey Bee Hives

Beekeepers need to move their bees for a number of reasons. There are important steps beekeepers can take to make the move more efficient and less disruptive to the bees. Photo by Judy Ludlow If life were simple, one of its advantages would be that an apiary could be established and the beehives would never …

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Sea Turtles During Nesting Season

It is May and this is the official beginning of the sea turtle nesting season. These ancient creatures have followed this nesting cycle for centuries traveling the open ocean, feeding and resting on reefs, then returning to shore in the spring and summer to breed and lay their eggs on beaches and barrier islands. What …

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