A: Some possible choices of shrubs are Pittosporum, Yaupon Holly, Lantana, or Silverthorn (Elaeagnus pungens). Ask you local nursery about dwarf varieties which would be a good choice to grow in pots. There are several varieties of Lantana… Read More
Q: My compost pile is growing mold and it looks terrible. The area seems to pool water. What can I do?
A: It would appear the area is too wet and the site is not allowing enough air to circulate around the pile. You could re-grade the area to ensure proper drainage. It is possible to raise the whole… Read More
What is “STEAM”? Science, technology, engineering, agriculture (or art!), and math! It is important that youth have opportunities to engage in these fields, as they instill critical thinking, curiosity, global engagement, and the confidence to change the world… Read More
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Livestock and Forage flyer 2017 Paulette
A review of Ballard (2017) Growing up in 4-H, I saw myself as a real scientist. I took water quality samples for LakeWatch, informed fellow 4-H youth about deadly amoeba in Florida lakes, and used bug collections to… Read More
Since 1989, the Prudential Productivity Awards program recognizes and rewards state employees and teams whose work significantly contributes to increased productivity and fosters innovation to enhance the delivery of state services, saving Florida taxpayers money. On June 14,… Read More
To many residents in Columbia County, when they hear the word SHIP, they don’t think of boats or waterways. Instead, they think of their home. SHIP is the acronym for the State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program. Through SHIP,… Read More
Small grains harvest is underway in North Florida. This includes rye, wheat, and oats. There are not any local milling operations that use wheat for flour, thus the wheat crop is typically delivered to a local elevator and used… Read More
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. kicked off Agriculture Literacy Day on May 2nd. This is an annual event that shares the gift of agricultural literacy with area youth. This year, throughout the month of May, Columbia County… Read More