Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Hernando County’s Newest Resident- Texas Phoenix Palm Decline

Just Arrived In Town! New insect pests, diseases and invasive organisms unfortunately arrive in Florida on a regular schedule. The newest one that folks should start to familiarize themselves with is something called Texas Phoenix Palm Decline or… Read More

No Handcuffs: Celebrating the Successes of Suwannee County 4-H Youth

Although you saw the Suwannee County Sheriff vehicle Friday night at the Coliseum in Live Oak, there was only good news being shared at the 4-H awards banquet “fiesta”!  This colorful celebration and meal was the culmination of… Read More

UF researcher: Nearly $1 million grant will help struggling blue crab industry

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A researcher at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences wants to study the blue crab and a viral pathogen that infects it. Now, a nearly $1 million grant from the National… Read More