Small Ruminant footrot is caused by an infection from two organisms: Dichelobacter Nodosus and Fusobacterium Necrophorum. Fusobacterium necrophorum is in most sheep and goat environments and can set the stage for footrot to occur. Dichelobacter ... READ MORE
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
Can 'green bags' really keep your food fresh for weeks?
You've likely seen them on late-night TV.
Commercials boasting: "Our miracle green bags can keep your foods fresh for weeks!" "Made with all-natural minerals, our bags lock in the ... READ MORE
What to Plant
Annuals/Bedding plants: Plants that can take a chill include dianthus, pansy, viola, and dusty miller. See Annuals: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_annual_landscape_plants
Bulbs: Try dahlia, crinum, and agapanthus. ... READ MORE
“What is causing these large mounds of dirt in my pasture and how do I get rid of them? One of my yearlings stepped in one of the holes and twisted her ankle. I’ve tried dragging the pasture, but the mounds seem to come back overnight and ... READ MORE
Cold Protection of Landscape Plants
By Sydney Park Brown, Dewayne L. Ingram, and Thomas H. Yeager
Winter temperatures in Florida are frequently low enough to cause cold injury to tropical, subtropical, and occasionally temperate plants not ... READ MORE
It's flu season! Hopefully, you have gotten the flu vaccine for you and your family this year. If not, there's still time. While you may or may not catch the flu this year, some folks wonder if it's possible for them to transmit viruses to plants ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From lobsters to oranges, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences embraced stories of resilience and change during 2017.
The top 10 stories for UF/IFAS during 2017 include finding ways to ... READ MORE
Our wonderful Master Gardeners program has done many amazing projects but the one that continues to grow and progress has been out beautiful Butterfly Garden. We have a monthly Master Gardener meeting were we discuss plan and projects this ... READ MORE
Do you like field trips? Do you love getting out and having an adventure? If so I would love to tell you about our 2017 Master Gardener field trip to the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station. I'm going to start out by telling you how beautiful ... READ MORE