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Micro-Invasives can Cause Big Problems – Bacterial Pathogens

If we look at the big picture when it comes to invasive species, some of the smallest organisms on the planet should pop right into focus. A microscopic bacterium named Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, the cause of Citrus Greening (HLB), has devastated the citrus industry worldwide. This tiny creature lives and multiplies within the phloem tissue …

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Interested in becoming a Master Gardener?

INTERESTED in becoming a MASTER GARDENER????? http://wakulla.ifas.ufl.edu/…/Florida-Master-Gardener-Appli… Thank you for your interest in the Florida Master Gardener Program! The course will be offered beginning January 19, 2017 for 15 weekly classes. The deadline for registration is January 16, 2017. Your training as a Master Gardener will prepare you for your volunteer work under the direction …

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Gardening for Pollinator Conservation Workshop – October 13th, Quincy FL

A “Gardening for Pollinator Conservation” Workshop will take place Thursday, October 13, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy. Pollinators are important in conserving native plants, ensuring a plentiful food supply, encouraging biodiversity and helping maintain a healthier ecological environment – – – the so-called “balance of nature.” Come learn …

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Spring Into Vegetable Gardening

  Dates:  Tuesdays, January 14- February 4, 2014 Time:  7:00PM-8:30PM                                  Cost:  $30 per person or $45/couple Never let the cost of an Extension program keep you from participating. If you are interested in this opportunity please contact our office for details …

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