Tag Archive: Years

Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

Source: American Farm Bureau Source:  American Farm Bureau American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $ 49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $ 49.87. The big ticket item – a …

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Oil Spill Science: Five years later, what have we learned?

The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill occurred about 50 miles offshore of Louisiana in April 2010. Approximately 172 million gallons of oil entered the Gulf of Mexico. Five years after the incident, locals and tourists still have questions. This article addresses the five most common questions. QUESTION #1: Is Gulf seafood safe to eat? Ongoing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/22/oil-spill-science-five-years-later-what-have-we-learned/

Now is the Time to Cut Back Last Year’s Perennials

Image Credit: Beth Bolles Although it is quite cold outside right now, spring is just around the corner. Many of us have perennials we enjoyed all summer and fall, and have been faced with their ugly dead stalks all winter. Perennials that are meant to die to the ground each winter look ugly and decayed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/11/now-is-the-time-to-cut-back-last-years-perennials/

Manage Honey Bees Now to Prepare for Next Year’s Nectar Flow

Proper management of your bees in late summer and autumn provides for successful colony winter survival. This in turn will ensure strong populations of bees to work the 2015 nectar flow. Over everything the beekeeper does hangs the honey producer’s main objective: maximizing bee populations in time for major nectar flows. The next major nectar …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/01/manage-honey-bees-now-to-prepare-for-next-years-nectar-flow/

Celebrating 150 Years of Land Grant Universities on July 2

  In 1901, University of Florida Professor W.E. French, Narcoossee Cattle Research Station, conducted research on solving a dietary deficiency in Florida Cattle known as “Salt Sickness.” In the midst of the Civil War, a key piece of legislation that shaped our great nation was signed into law.  On July 2, 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/29/celebrating-150-years-of-land-grant-universities-on-july-2/