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Is a Rabbit Right for your Family?

Rabbits are a popular small animal project- but is it a good fit for your family? With spring in the air, you may be interested in getting a real live bunny.  There are a few things to consider before bringing a bunny into your family: First consider what purpose you have for the rabbit.  Do …

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Choosing the Right Tools is Key to Successful Feral Hog Management

Despite efforts by public and private land managers, feral hog populations continue to rise in many areas in Florida.  Feral hogs damage crop fields, lawns, wetlands, and forests.  They can negatively impact native species of plants and animals.  Their rooting leads to erosion and decreased water quality. Wild boar Photo Credit: Florida Fish & Wildlife …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/04/choosing-the-right-tools-is-key-to-successful-feral-hog-management/

Eating Right on the Run

Ever feel like you’re moving through your work day at the speed of light with barely enough time to eat, much less eat healthy?  The combination of stress, poor eating habits, and lack of exercise can lead to becoming overweight and the development of chronic health conditions such as type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/16/eating-right-on-the-run/

Friday Funny: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Marriage Right

Harold and Jenny live on a farm in the Florida Panhandle.  Though they have been married for many years, and raised three children to adulthood together, their marriage has been challenging for Jenny.  Harold has worked hard his whole adult life to provide for his family, and take care of the family farm that had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/22/friday-funny-two-wrongs-dont-make-a-marriage-right/

Selecting the Right Lubricant for Your Equipment Saves Time, Money and Frustration

Using the correct engine lubricant with a proper maintenance schedule is essential for long tractor life, and to ensure equipment is running well when you need it most at harvest time.  Photo credit: Doug Mayo Farming enterprises in the 21st century require many costly inputs to even have a chance of competing successfully. Equipment such …

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Getting Your Cotton Started Off Right

Good crop management, early in the season, can lead to a healthier, more established plant stand. Cotton plants that are free of stress are able to be more competitive in the field and have a better chance of overcoming any future issues than those already in a weakened state. Planting season is the perfect time …

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Springtime is “Just Right” for Using Aquatic Herbicides

Monitor your ponds closely throughout the spring and make any necessary herbicide applications before weed growth becomes too excessive.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Similar to Goldilocks’ porridge, water temperature doesn’t need to be too hot or too cold, it needs to be just right for using aquatic herbicides (70o – 80o F). Here in Florida, these …

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Start the Year Off Right — Plant a Tree!

Planting a tree is an excellent way to insure clean air and water in the future. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson Most of us begin a new year with resolutions–to exercise more, to eat right, to spend our time more productively–but few things have as many lasting impacts for the future as the simple act of …

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Wait on the Right Weather to Plant Bahiagrass

Bahiagrass hay field in Washington County this past summer. If you are thinking about planting a bahiagrass pasture in the next few weeks you may want to “hold your horses” as they say. Just because it’s warming up and the home improvement stores are running commercials featuring picturesque lawns, doesn’t mean it’s time to plant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/04/11/wait-on-the-right-weather-to-plant-bahiagrass/

Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

Enjoy the taste of eating right. Taste tops nutrition as the main reason why we buy one food over another, as consumer research has clearly shown.  Even though social, emotional, and health factors do have important roles to play, the foods people enjoy are probably the ones they eat the most.  The key message for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/06/enjoy-the-taste-of-eating-right/

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