Extension Collier County

Don’t Forget to Take the Landscape Stakes Off Your Tropical Fruit Trees!

June 12, 2024

Rainy season is almost here, and it's a great time start planting tropical fruit trees. The consistent rain can help minimize the transplant shock that new trees experience and you may even be able to use less water to get your tree established, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Landscape, Planting, Trees, Tropical Fruit

2024 Annual Collier County Ag Tour Recap

May 8, 2024

In a long-standing tradition, University of Florida/IFAS Extension Collier County hosted the Annual Collier County Agricultural Bus Tour on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. This annual tour has occurred for over 50 years in the county and gives ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag Tour, Agriculture, Bus Tour, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Farm Tours, SWFL, Tropical Fruit

Collier County Farmer’s Market Guide – Winter and Spring 2024

January 8, 2024

If you are a food enthusiasts seeking fresh and flavorful produce, look no further than right here in Collier County. Our county is home to 12 vibrant farmer's markets that showcase a diverse array of locally grown fruits, vegetables, artisanal ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, SWFL, UF/IFAS Extension

2023 Fall Meeting of the SWFL Small Farmer Network

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November 28, 2023

On November 3, 2023, the Southwest Small Farmer Network held our fall meeting at Circle C Farm in Hendry County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight Circle C’s new on-farm store, learn about pasture management, connect producers, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Business, Farmers, Small Farms, SWFL, SWFL Small Farmer Network, UF/IFAS Extension

Vendor List – 2023 Yard and Garden Show

October 7, 2023

Plant Vendors So Orchids, Lakeland Fl This family run nursery specializes in unique species and stunning hybrids that will thrive throughout the Sunshine State. Stop by our booth and start your own orchid adventure or discover a new orchid ... READ MORE


Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Class and Exam

October 6, 2023

Friday, October 27th is our Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Exam Preparation Class to be taught in Spanish. The class will be at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center. Click on the link below to see the agenda and for registration. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/limited-comm-cert-landscape-mtce-lclm-spanish-trng-test-in-english-tickets-718503472227?aff=oddtdtcreator CEUs: ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension

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