Category: Horticulture

Minor Wind and Rain, Storms Still Hurt Growers

In Martin County, Hurricane Dorian brought a potential for Category 5 storm force winds, rain, and storm surge.  Nursery, vegetable, aquaculture and other growers facing storms like Dorian must prepare for the worst.  Preparation and recovery efforts cost… Read More

Hurricane Preparation for Container Nurseries

For container nurseries, as with our homes, businesses, and other types of agricultural operations, good preparation can really make a difference for the better.  With Hurricane Dorian preparing to make landfall in Florida, here are some suggested hurricane… Read More

Welcome, Natalie Parkell

Press release by Liz Southers The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Martin County Is Proud To Announce Our New 4-H Agent, Natalie Parkell. June 28, 2018- Stuart, FL The University of Florida IFAS… Read More