Category: Agriculture

Twenty-Six 4-Hers Prepare for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show & Sale

Cooler weather has arrived and that could only mean on thing, the 4-H livestock exhibitors are gearing up for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show.  The show and sale is sponsored by the North Florida Livestock Association and… Read More

Healthy Lifestyle Guidance from Farm to Table and Home

The University of Florida/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, located in Dade City, offers a large variety of free healthy lifestyle and eating classes of which you may not have heard. Some of the programming includes the Family Nutrition… Read More

Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!

January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr. Whitney Elmore, opened the planting ceremony by thanking sponsors, Eden Santiago-Gomez (Community Garden Program Assistant), Dade City and UF/IFAS… Read More

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees.  However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late fall and… Read More

Getting Ready for Breeding

Even though horses are faster, stronger, and more competitive (as a whole) than at any other time in history, equine reproductive efficiency is the lowest of all domestic animals. For owners and managers whose primary concern is “settling”… Read More