Tag Archive: Battling

Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees

Pecan tree grove in North Florida. UF/IFAS Photo: Thomas Wright. Pecans are grown throughout the Panhandle of Florida. The western side of the Panhandle tends to be acreage dedicated to home gardeners, while the eastern counties have more commercial acreage. Regardless, many in the agriculture community are interested in pecans, because they either grow them …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/22/battling-scab-in-panhandle-pecan-trees/

Battling Bat Myths

As we leave Halloween season, one of the most popular images of this spooky time of year is that of a bat.  The creepy tales of vampire bats and Dracula are enduring and certainly exciting.   Unfortunately, many negative connotations exist around this fascinating species.  Perhaps you’ve heard they carry rabies, that they will fly into …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/04/battling-bat-myths/