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Category: Agriculture

Beekeeping in the Panhandle 8th Annual Workshop, Field Day and Trade Show April 17th & 18th, 2020

****************Postponed**************************** The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 8th Annual Beekeeping in the Panhandle Workshop & Tradeshow on Friday & Saturday April 17th… Read More

A Way to Fight Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia)

In Florida, Brazilian Peppertree is listed as a noxious weed and category-1 invasive plant according to Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC).  It was originally introduced to Florida from South America as a pretty ornamental shrub during the… Read More

Stand Up & Holler for UF/IFAS!

It’s Gator Nation Giving Day! When you give to UF/IFAS, you partner with a network of faculty, students and volunteers who are creating positive and lasting change in Florida and beyond. “Stand up and holler” for the UF/IFAS… Read More

“To Meat or Not to Meat” from The Chicago Council

The blog post Field Notes – To Meat or Not to Meat: Balancing Global Viewpoints in Battles over Food was published on February 18, 2020 by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read the original story at https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/blog/global-food-thought. Excerpt… Read More

2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Application for Columbia County

The UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County Master Gardener Volunteer program works with the horticulture extension agent to educate the citizens within our county about research-based practices to use in their gardens and landscapes. Educational projects include public outreach at… Read More

ABE Internships: Walther Farms

Agricultural Operations Management student Kip Jedlicka worked as an assistant field manager during his internship with Walther Farms. This role involved three different aspects of potato production including lab duties, line and field duties, and agronomy duties. Learn… Read More

New Extension agent builds on legacy of those before her

By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — When you meet Ajia Paolillo, you might think that everything old is new again. That’s because Paolillo, the new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension citrus agent… Read More