Category: Agriculture

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests through cultural, host resistance, physical or mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical control methods. Why should you use IPM? IPM provides long-lasting strategies resulting in more consistent pest… 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