Category: Agriculture

Cautious Optimism About Whitefly Pressure on Fall Vegetables this Year

Josh Freeman, Associate Professor of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Xavier Martini, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Mathews Paret, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Stormy Sparks, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, and… Read More

4-H, STEM and Agriculture

STEM in the Workforce STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. However, STEM encompasses much more than just these components. The Florida Department of Education classifies STEM programs based upon four occupational clusters: computer technology,… Read More

Mango Pollination

The Impact of Arthropods on Pollination and Fruit Set of Keitt Mangoes National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what we can do to protect them.  The Tropical Fruit Entomology lab at TREC… Read More

Bay County Air Potato Challenge and Invasive Species Awareness Day a Success

On June 6th, we held an Invasive Species Workshop: Air Potato Challenge and Species Awareness day at the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Panama City. Over 700 air potato leaf beetles were distributed to more than 30 sites in… Read More

Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

Reminders for Motorists: With the onset of summer comes an increase of farm activity as local producers are busy tending their fields and harvesting crops. Finding suitable acreage in parcels large enough to farm commercially, for a living,… Read More