Category: Agriculture

Welcome the Air Potato Leaf Beetle

A small, but brightly colored beetle has appeared in north Florida: the air potato leaf beetle (Liliocetis cheni), a native of East Asia. The beetle, less than half an inch long, has a candy apple red body that… Read More

Crabgrass Is Lawn Pest And Livestock Forage

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Sometime taking the low road can have some real advantages. Granted, flying under the radar or being a bottom feeder does have certain negative implications when it comes to a public… Read More

Coral Ardisia, A Pretty Problem

Coral ardisia is also known as coral berry, spice berry, and scratchthroat. It was introduced into Florida in the early 1900’s for ornamental purposes. In the ensuing years it has since escaped cultivation and become established in hardwood… Read More

Upcoming Dialogue with FL Panhandle Shellfish Growers

For those who may be interested, there is an upcoming Dialogue with Florida Panhandle Shellfish Growers: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 4:00—6:00 PM Florida State University  Coastal and Marine Lab Auditorium 3618 Coastal Highway 98  St. Teresa, Florida Click here for… Read More

Visit Our New Feature “Poultry Information: Feathered Facts

Raising a small, backyard chicken flock has gained interest in recent years as many small-farm owners desire to produce their own high-quality food. In addition, having fresh eggs makes it even more desirable.  Click here….. to learn more… Read More