Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Skunk Vine Paederia foetida Skunkvine is a woody vine that can reach lengths upwards of 30 feet. This thornless vine gets it common name ‘skunk vine’ from the characteristically foul odor… Read More
When growing sweet corn, many home gardeners have similar questions. Can I plant one long row at the back of my garden to prevent shading other veggies? How much fertilizer do the plants need? Do the suckers need… Read More
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 recent limits on… Read More
Florida farmers are used to uncertainty. Usually, this uncertainty has to do with producing the crop itself. Freezes and hurricanes can wipe out a year’s investment overnight, while longer-term scourges like drought, disease and pest infestations can extend… Read More
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides Carrotwood is an evergreen tree that can reach heights above 30 feet. This unique tree has a dark outer bark but an orange inner bark, hence its common name… Read More
Aging using Teeth Sometimes we need to verify a horses age, check out this months edition of the Horse Herald to do so by using their teeth! Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
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
Load up your wagon for the 12th annual Baker County Spring Garden Festival and enjoy a fun-filled day of shopping from local plant vendors, plus free kid’s activities, exhibits and more. Visitors can also receive Florida-Friendly landscaping advice… Read More
Protect the Trails Trail riders can help protect Florida’s natural environment by helping track invasive species. Learn more in this months edition of the Horse Herald. Sign up to receive the Horse Herald to your email here!
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Golden Bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Golden bamboo is native to china and is actually a member of the grass family! Golden bamboo was originally introduced to the United States to be used… Read More