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Time to Start a Fall Garden

Broccoli, a popular winter vegetable. Photo by Mary Derrick, UF IFAS As the days get shorter and temperatures decrease, it is time install your cool season vegetable garden. Many vegetables can be grown in Florida, but it is important to understand what the climatic requirements are for each crop to have the most success. To …

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Now’s the Time to Start Preparing for Hunting Season

Deer hunting season is just around the corner. It’s time to start scouting and making preparations to plant cool season food plots. Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin The temperature might still be in the 90s but the kids are back in school and football season is starting soon; that means fall is coming and with it, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/21/nows-the-time-to-start-preparing-for-hunting-season/

Injection Site BQA Tips at Calf-working Time

It is always a good idea to go over how vaccines, wormers, and implants should be administered with everyone on the crew before cattle working starts. Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist The month of May is traditionally the time when “spring round-ups” take place.  This is the time that large and …

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Spring is the Ideal Time for Aquatic Herbicide Application

As water temperatures rise, aquatic weed growth increases. Be sure to monitor ponds closely and control weeds before the problem gets too large.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). …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/25/spring-is-the-ideal-time-for-aquatic-herbicide-application/

Spring into Action: Time to Get Moving

Spring has Sprung Still trying to get past those winter blues? Get outside, enjoy the Spring weather, and do something active! Regardless of age or fitness level it is important to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. Some people might say they cannot be active due to lack of time however, fitting in physical …

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Now is the Time to Prune Roses

The process of pruning roses. Image Credit Matthew Orwat   Many rose enthusiasts ask every season? When do I prune my roses? The general recommendation is February 15th. If that recommendation is followed it’s usually not harmful, though climate can be very different from the coast to the state line . Therefore, my typical answer is to advise gardeners to prune roses …

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March – Time for Lions and Lambs

“If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb?” Weather sayings can be quite colorful. Some of them may be connected to scientific observations, while others are more superstitious in nature. What the weather will do this month can change on a moment’s notice. March is definitely one of the …

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Now is the Time to Prevent Summer Weeds!

So often, homeowners wait until weeds have overtaken their lawns in mid-summer before looking for a course of action to control them. Unfortunately, when weeds get to maturity and start producing flowers and going to seed, they are usually quite difficult to control. Important! The best strategy is to prevent the weeds from getting established …

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Wood ducks could use your help this time of year

Wood ducks are one of the most colorful ducks in North America. Breeding males showcase an unbelievable combination of colors including a red bill and eyes, a metallic purplish-green crested head, black cheeks with thick white stripes, a maroon chest and rump, black and blue wings, dark yellow sides, and a white belly. The drab …

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Time of Reflection and Resolution

  It’s December!  2014 is coming to an end, and with it, our success and failures with our gardens and lawns are in our past.  Maybe your garden or lawn experienced a great resurgence this year or was set back by the floods of April and the record low temperatures of November.  Time to sit back, …

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