Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Reducing Yield Loss With Integrated Weed Management

Weeds affect farmers directly through burdensome production costs. This economic impact is a direct result of the high costs of manufactured herbicides, tillage equipment and machinery, fuel costs, yield loss, and land value loss. A second negative impact… Read More

Fertilizer Applicator Training Offerred

Fertilizers 101 is a program designed for fertilizer applicators and landscape professionals with a focus on fertilizer types, release mechanisms, timing, application methods, and impact on the environment and the health of landscapes. During this program attendees will: Be introduced to… Read More

Ag BMPs: Implementation Verification Rulemaking Becomes Effective Today

The 2016 Florida Water Bill established that agricultural best management practices (BMPs) are enforceable and that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) shall verify implementation of BMPs by enrolled producers and landowners. In short, simply… Read More

Pasco County 4-H members bring home $5,000 in scholarship money for their BBQ grilling skills

As the 2017 4-H Tailgate contest started contests 30 state finalists were busy preparing and cooking their protein group at UF/IFAS 4-H State Headquarters in Gainesville as a panel of judges watch and judge them on their food safety… Read More