by Juanita Popenoe, Commercial Fruit Extension Agent Root rot, caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi is a problem in blueberries in wet soils. Blueberry roots are shallow and like a lot of moisture, but when blueberry roots are too wet… Read More
Who: Volunteers who want to help a major Florida blueberry grower recover from Hurricane Irma: University of Florida students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension agents, researchers, 4-H youth and local residents. What: Hurricane… Read More
For Immediate Release Contacts: Ben Bolusky, FNGLA’s Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Nelis, FNGLA’s Director of Communications & Public Relations Phone: 407-295-7994 | 800.375.3642 Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org As Hurricane Irma ripped through the state, Florida’s plant and tree nurseries… Read More
North Florida peanut crops were left mostly untouched by the 70 mph winds from Monday’s (9/11/17) Hurricane Irma. With warmer than normal spring temperatures, many growers were already ahead of schedule for digging this year at around 125-130 days…. Read More
Researchers and Extension faculty with UF/IFAS say they will help citrus growers as the weeks and months progress after they fully assess the damage from Hurricane Irma. “They are all in clean-up mode at this time,” said Michael… Read More
If you need to go up a ladder to prune a tree with a chain saw, you need to hire a certified arborist!
By Ralph E. Mitchell There is a saying that goes something like this, “If you need to go up a ladder to prune a tree with a chain saw, you need to hire a Certified Arborist!” When hiring… Read More
By Ralph E. Mitchell Almost everyone is familiar with the plant known as coleus. Generally, the coleus has colorful foliage in shades of green, red, pink, yellow, red and maroon. The leaf shape is also very variable as… Read More
Interested in learning how to grow sprouts as a food source for your chickens? Find all the information here! Sprouts are a great treat for backyard chickens who may not get to free roam or can serve as… Read More
Egg quality is determined by many things. Knowing the parameters used for determining egg quality increases your understanding of the process.
Citrus Greening Disease A bacterial disease that has affected all varieties of citrus in Florida is something called citrus greening. This pathogen blocks the nutrient carrying tissue in the tree and results in poor tasting, misshapen fruit and… Read More