Tag: Agriculture

Event: Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting November 5th

We are pleased to announce the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting @ Oakes Demo Farm in Naples, FL WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018 TIME: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM WHERE: Oakes Demo Farm, Deer Run Lane, Naples, FL 34120… Read More

Fall Fertilization for Healthy Lawns and Waterways

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent and Josh Kutyna, Extension office Program Assistant As most of us know by now, Indian River County has enacted a fertilization ban which runs from June 1st – September 30th…. Read More

Pecan Production and Fall Management Checklist

Pecans were a useful food source of Native Americans for thousands of years before European explorers came to America. The nuts were disseminated from the Mississippi Valley eastward by Native Americans. Pecans were readily available, easier to shell… Read More

Save the Date! GI-BMP Workshop Opportunity

Save the Date: GI-BMP Workshop Opportunity  By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent On Friday, November 2, 2018 there will be a workshop for assisting landscape workers in obtaining their Limited Certification Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer… Read More

Palm Pruning: Shear Instincts

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent Pruning palm trees seems like a simple enough endeavor, but we may instinctively get a bit too excited with those pruning tools. It’s no mistake that we all favor… Read More

Best Management Practices for Agriculture Operators: Showing that we Care

 All farmers have a significant role in protecting our natural resources. Science based approaches are being taken around the State of Florida to ensure that there is adequate use of water and the impact of our agricultural practices… Read More

Preparing for a Disaster-Keeping Your 4-H Project Animals Safe

Preparing for a Disaster – Keeping Your 4-H Project Animals Safe Preparing for Disasters, Project Animals                                                                                                    September 28, 2018, by amgranger Be Prepared and Have a Plan This time last year, we were helping our 4-H friends all over Florida… Read More

Stickers and Thorns Are Hidden Surprises

Dancing On Your Lawn The end of summer has many wishing to enjoy their lawns barefooted for merriment and dancing before the onset of the inevitable cooler weather. Even the ongoing hot weather can be enjoyed, or endured,… Read More

Natural Wakulla Fall Wildflower Festival and Plant Sale

By Les Harrison Natural Wakulla Fall Wildflower Festival and Plant Sale Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:00am – 1:00pm UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office 84 Cedar Avenue Crawfordville, FL 32327   Les Harrison said, “Educational presentations will be offered… Read More