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Controlling Rats and Mice around the Farm

Source: CONTROLLING RODENTS IN COMMERCIAL POULTRY FACILITIES Purdue Extension The Norway rat, roof rat, and house mouse are destructive rodent pests in and around farm facilities. This can be especially true during the winter months, as they seek food and refuge indoors. Rats and mice consume and contaminate feed, gnaw on structural, mechanical, and electrical …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/29/controlling-rats-and-mice-around-the-farm/

Plan Carefully Around Home Foundations

Variety is the spice of life and more homeowners are incorporating this philosophy into the design of their homes. Windows especially are becoming more of a design feature, so we should change our philosophy on landscaping around them. Windows allow us to feel connected to the outdoors and allow natural light to pass into the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/10/plan-carefully-around-home-foundations/

Watermelon Harvest Around the Corner in the Central Florida Panhandle

Watermelon harvest is around the corner in the central Florida panhandle, but is actually a week or two late. Melon in field in Washington County. Credit Matthew Orwat This slight delay in harvest is due to the near 100 degree temperatures and lack of pollinators present.  Flowers have been closing early in the day due …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/18/watermelon-harvest-around-the-corner-in-the-central-florida-panhandle/