Tag Archive: Brings

Summer’s Harvest Brings Healthy Benefits

North Florida’s beautiful spring weather means we get to enjoy a variety of delicious, locally-grown fruits and veggies during the summer months.  Produce such as bell peppers, squash, tomatoes, greens, corn, cucumbers, okra, peas, eggplant, and a variety of melons are plentiful and fresh from late spring through early fall. The benefits of eating fresh …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/summers-harvest-brings-healthy-benefits/

New Year Brings New Fertilizer Regulations

Beginning New Year’s Day of 2014, a new law went into effect that state lawmakers, environmental advocates, and lawn care professionals hope will reduce Florida’s decades-long problem with stormwater runoff pollution.  The law states that all lawn care professionals applying fertilizer as part of their business must pass a Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/11/new-year-brings-new-fertilizer-regulations/

June Brings Welcome Rain

FL Panhandle FAWN Station Data The Panhandle received more rain the first week of June than the whole month of May.  After record rainfall in February, March, April and May were below average.  Temperatures also climbed well into the 90′s in May, but have not yet topped the 95 degree mark.  Download the full daily …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/07/june-brings-welcome-rain/

Winter Storm “Rocky” brings Drought Relief

Winter Storm “Rocky” brought drought relief with 10-14 inches or rain falling across the Panhandle. UF/IFAS FAWN Station summaries for 2013. High Rainfall Reduces Drought in the Panhandle The Weather Channel started naming winter storms this season to raise public awareness and to help track storms as they move across the country. Winter Storms “Q” and especially “Rocky” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/02/winter-storm-rocky-brings-drought-relief/

County Line Fire Brings Smoke to Panhandle of Florida

A change in the winds is forecast by the National Weather Service over the next 24 hours that will bring smoke from the large “County Line” wildfire to parts of panhandle Florida. The County Line fire in northern Baker County has grown to over 35,000 acres. This fire, in the Osceola National Forest near the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/13/county-line-fire-brings-smoke-to-panhandle-of-florida/