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Category: Livestock

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer; The 1/128th Rule

Introduction In preparation for Spring, it is a good idea to make sure your equipment is calibrated and in good working condition.  This article discusses a quick and easy method for calibrating a hand-powered, backpack sprayer. Calibration is… Read More

2022 Guide to Seminole County Farms and Farmers Markets

Where can I buy locally grown food? Seminole County has a rich history in agriculture. There is a huge diversity of types of farms locally. Both big and small, Seminole County is home to over 400 farms that… Read More

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: January 2022

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in January 2022: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is… Read More

Student completes internship on Capitol Hill

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences senior Nathalie Yoder is studying agricultural education and communication with a specialization in communication and leadership development. This past fall semester, Yoder completed a joint legislative internship in Washington with the… Read More

Brace Yourselves Stock Show Kids… Winter is Coming!

After spending 5 years managing a horse farm in the Texas Panhandle, I have come to greatly appreciate our mild Florida winters! Although it’s pretty unlikely that any of us will be busting ice 3-5 times per day… Read More