Tag Archive: Mean

What do the Four “H’s” Mean Anyway?

  Old 4-H emblem, circa 1908 It happens to me all the time…the stranger standing next to me in line at the post office or grocery store sees the 4-H emblem on my shirt or name tag, and say “I’ve always wondered what the four “H’s” in 4-H stand for.”  Many people would be surprised …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/30/what-do-the-four-hs-mean-anyway/

Fall Season Can Mean More Snake Encounters

In the last few weeks we have received an increase in calls about snake encounters. Most of these have dealt with small juvenile snakes folks are finding on their property, or in their homes, but we are also hearing about large ones. Corn snakes are excellent climbers and consume a lot of rodents.Photo: Nick Baldwin …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/10/fall-season-can-mean-more-snake-encounters/

What Does the Launch of New Generic Fungicides Mean for Plant Disease Management in 2014?

The 2013 foliar peanut disease fungicide trial from Marianna, FL. It is important to monitor products for reductions in their efficacy when managing for fungicide resistance. Early in 2014 the patent for the popular strobilurin fungicide (FRAC group 11) azoxystrobin will expire. Azoxystrobin is the active ingredient in the Syngenta® fungicides Quadris®, Abound® and Heritage® …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/31/what-does-the-launch-of-new-generic-fungicides-mean-for-plant-disease-management-in-2014/

All Reasonable Efforts: What does it mean to me?

  It is important to ensure that our programs are open to everyone. Federal affirmative action guidelines require that a 4-H club’s membership reflect that of the community which it serves.  So, if your club serves the whole county, and your county is 54% white 36% black, 6% Hispanic, and 3% other, then your club …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/21/all-reasonable-efforts-what-does-it-mean-to-me/

Leaf spots may mean a fungal disease

As the hot weather abates just a bit, gardeners find themselves back in the landscape only to find an outbreak of spots on their plants. Hot, humid and rainy weather are perfect conditions for the development of fungal diseases. One of the most common leaf spot diseases seen in the landscape during late summer is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/14/leaf-spots-may-mean-a-fungal-disease/

How Much Does the Gulf of Mexico Mean to You?

Brooke Saari Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Okaloosa & Walton Counties bsaari@ufl.edu Have you ever considered what the Gulf of Mexico means to you?  Is it important to you?  Putting a value on an ecosystem or the services it provides is very difficult.  However, it is done all the time on smaller scales, like the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2011/12/19/how-much-does-the-gulf-of-mexico-mean-to-you/