The Naple’s Yard and Garden show is being held Saturday, October 28 from 9am to 4pm and Sunday October 29 from 9am to 3pm at the UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Office, 14700 Immokalee Rd, Naples. This annual tradition is over 20 years old.
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On July 19, 2023 the Southwest Small Farmer Network held the summer meeting at FruitScapes, LLC on Pine Island in Lee County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight the resiliency of producers on Pine Island which was devastated by Hurricane ... READ MORE
Holy guacamole! Avocados are coming into harvest this time of the year in SWFL and there are many opportunities to try the delicious Florida avocado around town. Avocados, Persea americana Miller, are indigenous to Mexico, Central American ... READ MORE
Reaching More with Nutrition Education
UF/IFAS Extension Collier County on the Southwest Coast of Florida is one of Collier County’s divisions receiving American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant funding provided through the U.S. Department of Treasury ... READ MORE
This year's UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Annual Mango Morning class partnered with the Florida Forest Service to teach participants how to properly plant and prune mango trees. After an indoor lecture, we took 50 class participants into ... READ MORE
This time of the year we're getting a lot of phone calls and e-mails about mango fruit drop. Many homeowners want to know if the fruit drop they see around their mango trees is normal.
And the short answer is; yes, it's normal.
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Florida is renowned for its beautiful landscape and well-manicured gardens. Maintaining these lush greenscapes is an important part of the state's economy, and it requires professional expertise. This is where the Limited Commercial ... READ MORE
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and stories of farm life through guided tours from our knowledgeable local experts. The 2023 Agricultural Tour will showcase Collier County's agricultural operations and kick-off the regional branding campaign ... READ MORE
Jessica M. Ryals, Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Agent UF/IFAS Extension Collier County
Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County
Next to labor, equipment can be one of the largest ... READ MORE
It's 2023 and along with those New Year's resolutions, put becoming a better steward of Florida's marine environments and fisheries near top of your list!
Florida is the fishing capital of the world with over 4 million unique fishing license ... READ MORE