Tag: Florida

Landscaping in Florida: Land of Flowers, Heat and Bugs

Florida has a unique ecosystem, which involves its climate, geology, plants, wildlife and water. Homeowners who are new to Florida, or those who want to create a more Florida-friendly home through conservation and nature-friendly yards, can do just… Read More

Economic Injury Disaster Loans to Small Business in Florida Affected by Hurricane Irma

Small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in the declared counties of Florida that have suffered financial losses as the result of Hurricane Irma, should consider applying for an… Read More

Plant Biostimulants: Know the Facts

Recent years have seen an explosion of products termed “biostimulants”. What is biostimulants? Are they a good alternative to traditional chemical products?  Due to the recent outbreak of citrus greening in Florida, UF/IFAS has been conducting research on… Read More

Unprofitable Plantings: The Affects of Citrus Greening

  Economists are concerned about the financial health of low-density citrus growers in Florida, due to citrus greening. One of their main concerns is that the average grower is not making a profit, and that small growers are… Read More

Disaster Strikes – Opportunity Knocks: American Farms in Collier County

As it barreled up the Atlantic towards the state of Florida, meteorologists and news anchors warned of potentially devastating winds, floods and rains. Floridians watched with trepidation as the National Hurricane Center updates aired on local news stations…. Read More

Giving Back During the Season of Giving

Service Learning Part 3: Giving Back During the Holidays During the holidays, many people begin to think about how they can give back to their communities, even in a small way.  Many people donate money, time, food, or… Read More