Tag: Farm

Farming or Excavating: What are You Actually Doing?

Every day, farming and ranching activities pose a safety risk to our buried infrastructure. Today’s equipment is more powerful and can dig deeper. At the same time, erosion and terrain modifications can reduce the soil covering a buried… Read More

Exclusion Techniques to Manage Greenhouse Insect Pests

Greenhouse vegetable production can help diversify your farm.  Florida possesses a competitive advantage during winter months, because of much lower heating costs compared to other states and Canada.  A major disadvantage, however, to producing greenhouse vegetables during the… Read More

Cautious Optimism About Whitefly Pressure on Fall Vegetables this Year

Josh Freeman, Associate Professor of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Xavier Martini, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Mathews Paret, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Stormy Sparks, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, and… Read More

Pasture Management School – June 6 and 7, 2018

Date and Time Wed, June 6 and 7, 2018 / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location Plant Science Research & Education Unit, 2556 West Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cflag-pasture-management-school-tickets-45599338850 Join the UF/IFAS Central Florida Livestock Agent’s Group for a… Read More

Spring Pest Problems

Now that winter’s end is in sight, we can look forward to the consistently warmer weather and the explosion of emerging plant life that comes with it. While this wondrous spring event is happening it also coincides with… Read More

Agriculture Extension Office Hours in Fellsmere

Beginning in November, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Agriculture Extension Agent, will hold open office hours in Fellsmere on the third Thursday of each month from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. She will see agriculture clients in room 9 of the Fellsmere City… Read More