Tag Archive: Maintenance

Time for a Change: Coolant System Maintenance

Field work is slowing, but it is a good time to schedule needed maintenance of cooling systems. The seasonal slowdown is underway, at least for some of the farm’s rolling stock and motorized equipment. This does not equate to an idle period for the farm manager, who is responsible for maintaining the engines of agriculture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/12/02/time-for-a-change-coolant-system-maintenance/

Native Yuccas: Low Maintenance, Slow Growing and Attractive Blooms

Native yuccas fit easily into the landscape without breaking the bank or the back of the gardener. Being sharp is usually considered a complement. It implies the recipient of this assessment has the intellectual ability and the mental acuity to handle with ease the rigors of contemporary life. In north Florida’s native plant world the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/15/native-yuccas-low-maintenance-slow-growing-and-attractive-blooms/

Reduce Maintenance and Improve Palm Health!

Over-pruning. Photo credit: JB McConnell, UF/IFAS Many people picture sugar sand beaches, emerald green water, and gorgeous palm trees swaying in the breeze when they think about visiting or moving to Florida. The panhandle offers the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and sugar sand beaches, but sometimes its palms look a bit deficient. Why is that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/02/reduce-maintenance-and-improve-palm-health/

Honey Bee Hive Maintenance during the Summer Months

Hive maintenance must be top priority for beekeepers during the summer months. Summer is often the time when most panhandle beekeepers have harvested their prime honey crops (TiTi, Tupelo, Gallberry and in some years Palmetto).  If the beekeeper plans to reap a good honey harvest next year, hive maintenance must be top priority during the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/08/honey-bee-hive-maintenance-during-the-summer-months/