Monday, October 10, 2011

IFAS in the news, 10/10

Good morning! Here is the week's first IFAS news roundup:

University of Florida - Gainesville Wins Student Packaging Solutions Contest

Garden Q&A: Great St. Augustine grass starts with 4 basics

Make native wildflowers a part of your landscape (Okaloosa)

Biosolids Are Safe, Strictly Regulated; It's Been Win-Win (Polk. Opinion)

Cloverbud program helps youth develop maturity, responsibility (Flagler/4-H)

Canary Island date palms need plenty of magnesium (Alachua)

Home and garden events for the week of Oct. 8 (Volusia)

Black spot fungus overtakes roses (Miami-Dade)

Bok Tower Gardens celebrates October (Polk)

St. Lucie Master Gardener plant sale rescheduled for Oct. 22 (St. Lucie)

Thumb down: Slow invaders already having negative effect on Treasure Coast ecosystem (St. Lucie)

Other noteworthy stories:

Innovation Hub open for business

US food supply threatened: Foreign insects, diseases got into US post 9/11

In Calif., no more tanning beds for under-18 crowd

Listeria death toll reaches 22

Athletes Rally for Concussion Research

More rain coming before some weekend sunshine

Tebow shines but Broncos fall short vs. Chargers

Hare Krishna lunch now accepting credit cards

State, federal financial aid take hits from weak economy

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