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Tips for a Tasty (and Safe) Thanksgiving Dinner

The highlight of many Thanksgiving meals is the turkey –juicy, golden brown, and delicious!  Before and after it reaches the table, however, follow these steps to reduce your guests’ risk of foodborne illness. Thaw the turkey safely: In the refrigerator at 40oF or below– allow 24 hours for every 5 pounds.  Place the turkey in …

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Palm Care Tips

Every landscape manager and home owner, especially on the gulf coast, wants to add the tropical feel to their landscape.  The chief way to achieve this is by incorporating Palms and other tropical plants to their surroundings.  Like with any other plant one would like to care for it properly.  The improper care of Palms, …

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US Forest Service 2012 Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

USDA Forest Service tax information website for forest landowners. The USDA Forest Service has updated their web page with information on Federal income Tax returns for Forest Landowners.  The web site provides non-industrial private forest (NIPF) landowners with a consolidated source of information on the complex tax issues associated with forest maintenance and management. While our …

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Tips to Prepare for Bull Buying Season

J & W Heartbreaker 2582433 was the high selling lot at the Florida Bull Test Sale back in January. This Simmental Bull sold for $ 4,750 because of the combination of excellent muscling, growth, and feed efficiency. Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension As the College Football season winds down there is another season that is really going …

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Black Bears and Wildlife Feeders: Tips to Make Your Feeder Bear Resistant

Panhandle Florida has two geographically distinct populations of black bears. Florida’s black bear population estimate was as low as 300 in the 1970s, today the population estimate is more than 3,000 bears distributed in seven geographically distinct areas of the state (Figure 1.)  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has developed a long-term …

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Tips for Talking to Older Adults

As I begin to age, I am finding that many of my co-workers, friends and I are dealing with aging parents.  Often times, it is trying and difficult to communicate with aging family and friends.  Hopefully, this article with give you some tips that will make talking with older adults just a little easier. Three …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/18/tips-for-talking-to-older-adults/

Tips for Summer Camp FUNdraising

Sherri Kraeft Wakulla County 4-H Agent Wakulla County Extension Office 84 Cedar Avenue Crawfordville, FL   32327 sjkraeft@ufl.edu 850-926-3931 850-926-8789 Tips for Summer Camp FUNdraising Every child wants the opportunity to attend summer camp, but some are unable to due to financial hardships on their families. In order to alleviate this problem, many counties have begun …

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