Skip to main content

Category: Agriculture

2021 Updated UF/IFAS Hurricane and Disaster Information

Hurricane Preparedness

The UF/IFAS Disaster Preparation & Recovery website offers resources to help Floridians prepare for and deal with natural disasters. From hurricanes to floods, tornados to thunderstorms, natural disasters can impact our lives with little notice…. Read More

Growing Mangosteen in Florida

Introduction Due to increased pest and disease pressure and production costs, citrus growers are beginning to look into alternative crops to diversify and find new markets. Some of these alternative crops might work, while others… Read More

Brazilian Peppertree Biological Control UF/IFAS Extension Team Successfully Adapts to COVID-19 ”New Normal”

Brazilian Peppertree

Thank you to the project collaborators and students who made our Brazilian peppertree biological control extension program a success. The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, the UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center and partners… Read More

Common Invasive Plants on the Treasure Coast

Brazilian Peppertree

On March 9, 2021, I worked with Extension Agent Kate Rotindo and her Florida Master Gardener volunteers to teach them about invasive pest plants on the Treasure Coast.  As part of this training program, I… Read More

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast

Rainbow agama

A new UF/IFAS EDIS document “Peters’s rock agama in Florida” is now available here. People throughout central and south Florida are seeing this eyecatching nonnative reptile.  This nonnative reptile species in Florida is most notable… Read More