Category: UF/IFAS Communications

Boll Weevil and Hog Cholera: How Pest Infestations Helped Extension Gain a Foothold in Florida

In 1915, Florida’s agricultural economy was in serious trouble. Its principal cash-crop, cotton, was being devastated by the boll weevil, an invasive beetle that crossed over from Mexico in the early 1900s. Farmers were desperate to make up… Read More

TailGATOR 2013

CALS annual TailGATOR held at the O’Connell Center October 5, 2013. An opportunity to network with alumni, learn about CALS student organizations, take a picture with Albert, enter the silent auction and enjoy  some barbecue. http://kingdom.ifas.ufl.edu/tylerljones/UFEVENTS/TailGator2013/Gallery/2013%20Tailgator/index.html