Category: Farm Management

What Landscape Professionals Need to Know About Avoiding Heat Stress

Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat rash and cramps are the mildest forms of… Read More

When Lightning Strikes: Lightning Fact Sheet for Agriculture Producers

by Shawn T. Steed Agent, Environmental Horticulture Production UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County Florida agriculture has many challenges, some of which are managing our particular environmental conditions.  Managing these challenges successfully can advance our family’s or business’ interests.  One environmental… Read More

UF IFAS Extension Agents help in Puerto Rican Agriculture needs assessments following hurricane Maria

The catastrophic weather event named Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rican soil and billions of dollars in damages have been reported thus far. This cyclone ripped through the heart of this American territory and crippled its ability… Read More