Category: Crops

Time To Divide Perennials

By Les Harrison Photos from ‘Jenks Farmer, Plantsman’ Fall is the best time to divide some clumping perennials such as Daylilies, Stokes Asters, and Crinums.  These plants, like so many others, are dormant during this time of year… Read More

Time To Divide Perennials

By Les Harrison Photos from ‘Jenks Farmer, Plantsman’ Fall is the best time to divide some clumping perennials such as Daylilies, Stokes Asters, and Crinums.  These plants, like so many others, are dormant during this time of year… Read More

A Day in the Life of a UF/IFAS Extension Agent: Juanita Popenoe

TAVARES, Fla. – When growers in central Florida need help with an alternative crop to citrus, they turn to Juanita Popenoe. The University of Florida IFAS Extension agent spends her days helping farmers who are looking for options… Read More

Hurricane Relief: UF/IFAS Extension to Help Distribute 36,000 Jars of Peanut Butter in the Florida Panhandle

Eleven days out from Hurricane Michael, Rachel Pienta considers Wakulla County lucky. She’s using that good fortune to help others who aren’t so lucky. “If the storm had veered a little to the east, it could have been… Read More

2018 Annual Farm Judging Competition

Since 1993, the Lafayette County Extension Office has hosted a Farm Judging and Farm Manager Contest.  Over the 26 years, over 5,000 youth have participated.  FFA and 4-H members from 16 different schools and clubs test their judging… Read More

Event: Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting November 5th

We are pleased to announce the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting @ Oakes Demo Farm in Naples, FL WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018 TIME: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM WHERE: Oakes Demo Farm, Deer Run Lane, Naples, FL 34120… Read More