Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Starting a “lasagna” Garden

One increasingly popular garden method, sometimes also termed “no-dig” garden, is lasagna gardening. This technique utilizes permaculture practices to build up and help maintain soil organic matter. In Florida, where our soils tend to be sandy and lack… Read More

Pilot research projects selected for funding to improve agricultural worker safety, health

By Ricky Telg The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is awarding more than $56,000 to three pilot research projects to improve the safety and health of agricultural workers. Scientists will use mobile app monitoring to… Read More

MREC Hosted: IPM Scouting Class

A recent UF/IFAS IPM Scouting Class focused on foliage, landscape and vegetable production helped its attendees to understand how integrated pest management (IPM), identifying potential pests and the benefits of scouting all could improve overall plant health and… Read More

Dine-In Day: Celebrate Healthy Family Mealtime

When was the last time you and your family sat down and ate dinner together?  Over the years, a “family meal” has changed definition.  With busy schedules and more mothers working, sometimes it is hard to find the… Read More