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Planning A Tropical Fruit Grove


April 13, 2022

Planning a successful tropical fruit grove takes a lot of time, resources and understanding of what your goals for production are. When done well, you are not only rewarded with good harvests but also a reduction in mistakes, better use of financial ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Business Planning, Collier County, Enterprise Planning, Fruit, Jeff Wasielewsk, Jessica Ryals, Tropical Fruit

2022 Annual Collier County Ag Tour Recap


March 30, 2022

In a long-standing tradition, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County hosted the Annual Collier County Ag Tour on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. This annual tour gives participants access to the stories, tastes and sights of farm life from the farmers, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Collier, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Farmers, Florida, SWFL, UF/IFAS Extension

The Mystery of the Missing Amorphophallus


July 15, 2021

What is Amorphophallus paeoniifolius? A novelty plant in Southwest Florida, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (A. paeoniifolius) is a favorite of eclectic plant collecting gardeners. Examples of common names are Elephant Foot Yam, Sweet Yam, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Conservation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Collier County Extension, Farm Business, Food Business, Landscape, Master Gardener, Stinky Flowers, Sustainability, Unusual Plants

Anglers! Planning On Grouper Or Snapper Fishing After Lobstering In The Atlantic? Read This Blog Before Getting A Ticket!


July 28, 2020

Are you heading to East coast or Keys during lobster season? Are you planning on fishing for grouper and snapper more than 3 miles offshore after limiting out on lobster? If the answer is yes both to those questions, then this is the blog for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Livestock, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Atlantic, Barotrauma, Boyles Law, Catch And Release, Descending Device, Fishing, FL Sea Grant, Gas, Grouper, Gulf Of Mexico, Ideal Gas Law, Lobster, Physics, Regulation Change, Sea Grant, Snapper, Swim Bladder, Venting

Agritourism and U-Pick Operations: Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19 Emergency Executive Order


April 3, 2020

COVID-19 has already had significant impacts on our food systems and you may be wondering what the Governor's new "stay at home order" means for your agritourism and u-pick operation. Governor DeSantis and his team used the Department ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Agritourism, Covid19, Farm Business, Small Farms, Upick
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Event: Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting November 5th


October 17, 2018

We are pleased to announce the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting @ Oakes Demo Farm in Naples, FL WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018 TIME: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM WHERE: Oakes Demo Farm, Deer Run Lane, Naples, FL 34120 WHAT: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Collier County, Entrepreneurship, Farm Business, Farmers, Fruit, Jessica Ryals, Livestock, Marketing, Regulation, Small Farmers, Southwest Florida, Sustainability, Vegetables

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