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What do the Four “H’s” Mean Anyway?

  Old 4-H emblem, circa 1908 It happens to me all the time…the stranger standing next to me in line at the post office or grocery store sees the 4-H emblem on my shirt or name tag, and say “I’ve always wondered what the four “H’s” in 4-H stand for.”  Many people would be surprised …

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What are those “Sandy-Mounders” anyway?

Pocket Gophers push soil to the surface creating these dirt mounds as they dig their underground tunnels. Have you ever wondered what those mounds of soil are that seem to appear from nowhere in surrounding fields and pastures?  They are actually dirt mounds dug by the southeastern pocket gopher. The southeastern pocket gopher, Geomys pinetis, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/16/what-are-those-sandy-mounders-anyway/