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Category: Agriculture

Celebrating Florida Master Naturalist program in Taylor County

The 20th Anniversary celebration of UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) marks an exciting milestone in the history of a program that has been copied throughout the nation. The 20th Anniversary Festival is a time… Read More

What happened at the Cold Tolerant Citrus Production Workshop

cold tolerant citrus production workshop written in from of 3 orange fruits on a tree.

EVENT: 85 guests attended the Cold Tolerant Citrus Production workshop on September 30, 2021, at the Taylor County Extension Office. Georgia County Extension Agent, Jake Price, ‘New Varieties’ by UF/IFAS Professor of Horticulture Sciences, Dr…. Read More

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More

Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods

For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods.  Most people don’t know that there is a major difference… Read More

Twenty-Six 4-Hers Prepare for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show & Sale

Cooler weather has arrived and that could only mean on thing, the 4-H livestock exhibitors are gearing up for the 2018 North Florida Livestock Show.  The show and sale is sponsored by the North Florida… Read More

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees.  However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in… Read More