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April is Safe Digging Month

This month, recognized by the Senate and Florida’s governor, reminds diggers why calling 811 before all outdoor digging projects is important to your safety. Before installing a mailbox, fence, deck, garden or tree make sure to call Sunshine 811 to have underground lines marked.  811 is the free national number designated by the Federal Communications …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/april-is-safe-digging-month/

Keeping Your Melons Safe

Marjorie Moore County Extension Director Bay County mreem@ufl.edu Melons are one of nature’s greatest gifts.  But, did you know that this precious food commodity can pose a risk if not handled and stored properly?  Melons are exposed to microorganisms from the soil as well as pests because they are grown on the ground.  That’s why …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/29/keeping-your-melons-safe/

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