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The Bumble Bee – One of Florida’s Vital Pollinators

Cotton is largely self-pollinating but attractive to bees. Pollination by bees can increase seed set per boll. Photo by Judy Biss “The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.” Jacques Yves Cousteau Bumble bees are among the most recognizable types …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/22/the-bumble-bee-one-of-floridas-vital-pollinators/

Keep Colds Away This Season With One Vital Step

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to reduce the spread of germs. It seems like such a simple solution.  Wash your hands to keep yourself well during this cold and flu season.  Unfortunately, even though most people know how important hand washing is, many still don’t follow important hygiene …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/04/keep-colds-away-this-season-with-one-vital-step/