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Fall is an Excellent Time to Plant Daylilies

Fall is an Excellent Time to Plant Daylilies

Daylilies in full bloom. Image …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/16/fall-is-an-excellent-time-to-plant-daylilies/

Plant Cupheas for Summer Flowers, Hummingbirds, and More

 

Cuphea ignea
Photo courtesy: Gary Knox

Cupheas are perennials that produce bright orange, red, yellow or purple flowers all summer and fall.  Some species are called cigar plants …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/17/plant-cupheas-for-summer-flowers-hummingbirds-and-more/

Pickleweed – A Novelty Plant

I encountered pickleweed (Salicornia sp.) on a recent trip to Utah. I first noticed the plant growing in the bank of a pond at a salt factory. A sample was pulled for further investigation and it was determined to be some type of pickleweed. Pickleweed also happens to be a common name for a plant …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/01/pickleweed-a-novelty-plant/

Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Lemon bacopa, a beautiful pond plant or a weed?

Bacopa caroliniana, also known as lemon bacopa, is a popular aquatic plant. It is mostly found in the southeastern United States in states such as Florida, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/lemon-bacopa-a-beautiful-pond-plant-or-a-weed/

Friday Feature: Video Tour of a Beef Packing Plant with Temple Grandin

This weeks featured video provides an honest look at how cattle are handled at meat packing plants.  Dr Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, widely considered to be the world’s leading expert on humane animal handling, created the “Glass Walls Project” to show people the truth about humane animal handling …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/24/friday-feature-video-tour-of-a-beef-packing-plant-with-temple-grandin/

What Plant is This?

What Plant is This?

Winter flowers and small leaves with serrated edges lead to identification as Camellia sasanqua. Photo: J_McConnell, UF/IFAS

A …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/17/what-plant-is-this/

Is it Too Late to Plant Winter Grazing?

hancock-winter-annual-no-till-drillDennis Hancock, UGA Forage Extension Specialist

A number of livestock producers have been asking about making late plantings of winter annuals for forage. I recently updated an older factsheet that I wrote in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/02/is-it-too-late-to-plant-winter-grazing/

Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

 

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

Florida has so much to offer!  It is home to the world’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/17/want-fall-color-plant-these-trees/

Which Winter Annual Should You Plant for Optimal Cattle Performance?

Which Winter Annual Should You Plant for Optimal Cattle Performance?

Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC

Successful businessmen and businesswomen will say that one of the keys to maintaining …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/11/which-winter-annual-should-you-plant-for-optimal-cattle-performance/

Skunkvine – A Stinky Invasive Plant

Skunkvine – A Stinky Invasive Plant

Skunkvine illustration. UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

Skunkvine illustration. UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/19/skunkvine-a-stinky-invasive-plant/

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