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Category: Agriculture

Recursos Educativos para Agricultores en la Florida

Agricultura La agricultura es una profesión que necesita ser atendida todos los días. En estos momentos de aislamiento social nuestros agricultores continúan trabajando duro para proveer alimentos a cada hogar, de manera segura y de alta calidad. Independientemente,… Read More

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census

Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S. Census, which officially begins April 1. Working to get an accurate count of our country’s entire population is not a simple undertaking under… Read More

Agricultural diagnostic services in Alachua County available during COVID-19 outbreak

Pests and diseases don’t stop during an epidemic, but multiple services typically available for growers have been disrupted. Below, find some of the latest updates on the availability of diagnostic services. Phone numbers for the different labs are… Read More

Pesticide CEU’s Available Online

Recently, all UF/IFAS Extension person-to-person meetings have been rescheduled for a later date.  Due to health concerns, there will be no in-person Pesticide Training nor Pesticide Applicator Exams until further notice.  If your license is set to expire… Read More

Florida forestry keeps the toilet paper rolling

by Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Forest products contribute to a large and valuable industry for the state of Florida – altogether comprising the state’s largest agricultural commodity. This includes primary and secondary product industries that range from… Read More

UF plant and soil diagnostic labs essential to Florida agriculture, economy during COVID-19

In the time of COVID-19, plants still get sick, and the soil that nourishes them needs care. The health of plants and soil is critical to agriculture, an industry designated an essential service in response to the pandemic…. Read More