Category: Agriculture

Attracting Interest in Community Gardens with Signs

While community gardens are becoming increasingly popular and sprouting up in various locations, for those who have never heard of the concept, they are often left confused by what community garden sites are, their function, and what they… Read More

Agritourism Operation: Fox Squirrel Corn Maze

An experience for exploring, learning and enjoyment Family activities are essential to promote, foster, and strengthen effective bonds between parents and children. Also, they help the development of self-esteem, the release of stress and improve communication between family… Read More

UF professors to lead $15 million grant project to turn seed into jet fuel

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With help from University of Florida researchers, pilots will—in the future—fly jets with fuel made from a tiny seed grown in the Southeast. Besides helping the environment and boosting the economy as a source of… Read More

Florida Pasture Lease vs Cropland Lease

National Pasture Lease Information Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets.  The national average cash rent pasture rates in 2017 are $12.50/acre, which is a decrease of $0.50/acre in comparison of rates… Read More

Hurricane Recovery: Wind-Resistant Trees for Home, Business, and Park Landscaping

Urban forests are the trees that surround our homes, streets, parking lots, schools, and parks. Urban forests can be used to help mitigate the negative effects caused by urbanization and development. While urban forests have many benefits, some… Read More