Posted by Martha Glenn, Ornamental Horticulture Agent In 1992 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS). These federal regulations are designed to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among… Read More
Do you find yourself in a sea of information overload and not knowing what’s true and what’s a myth? Unfortunately, it can be difficult to decipher at times. One of the first questions we should… Read More
For more than 100 years, the Extension Service has helped improve the lives of Florida’s citizens through research, education, and the application of practical knowledge to solving everyday problems. During this year’s National Agriculture Week,… Read More
Save the Date! Saturday, October 3 is the annual Master Gardener Plant Fair fundraiser. Our gates open at 8:00 a.m. Master Gardeners will be on hand to assist and answer all your gardening questions.
On June 5 UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County Vegetable Agent, Crystal Snodgrass, verified the state record for the largest long gourd in Florida. The University of Florida Horticulture Department tracks Florida’s largest vegetables. Producer Tim Canniff… Read More