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 UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More
The Baker County Extension Master Gardener Program is currently taking orders for strawberry plants as part of their annual fall fundraiser. Strawberries make a great addition to the fall vegetable garden and are also perfect for containers. Plants… Read More
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Baker County is offering a tomato gardening class on Friday, February 22nd at 10:00 am. Topics include vegetable gardening basics, tomato variety selection, general care, tomato pruning techniques, and common tomato diseases and disorders. … Read More
Cabbage is grown in Florida during the cooler months and is relatively easy to grow if you follow these basic tips. Gardeners can easily start plants from seed. If you getting a late start, consider purchasing transplants to… Read More
Congratulations to Doug and Teresa Moore for their outstanding forest stewardship and being selected as Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farmers of 2018. Located at the headwaters of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County, South Prong Plantation encompasses over 2,400 acres of pine flatwoods,… Read More
This class will teach basic gardening techniques for a successful vegetable gardening experience. Topics will also include raised bed gardening, growing organically, and tips for growing your favorite fall veggies. $10 per person; includes take home information and… Read More
Americans love eating potatoes and farmers love planting them on Valentine’s Day, a tradition that seems to go back generations. Potato planting time in North Florida is during the coolest months of January to March, although February 14th… Read More
As temperatures begin to cool down across Northeast Florida, it’s time to start thinking about winter weed control in your hay fields and forage areas.
Introduction Mole crickets are very important pests of pasture land, forage areas, turfgrasses, and vegetable seedlings. Currently, there are three species that inhabit Florida; all are non-native species, including the tawny mole cricket, the southern mole cricket, and… Read More
Conserving forage for use during times of low forage production is a common practice for beef cattle enterprises.