Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Erin Harlow, UF/IFAS Columbia County.
Organic amendments come from sources that were once alive and are applied to agricultural soils to increase nutrient and/or organic matter content. ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Marc Frank, University of Florida Herbarium. Paulette Tomlinson, UF/IFAS Columbia County.
The University of Florida Herbarium recently identified tropical girdlepod (Mitracarpus hirtus) for the first ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso, UF/IFAS Columbia County. Bob Hochmuth, UF/IFAS NFREC-SV. Luke Harlow, UF/IFAS Union County. Kelly Aue, UF/IFAS NFREC-SV.
Petiole Sap testing is an educational tool and service provided to vegetable growers in the Suwannee Valley ... READ MORE
The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages for this year's Florida Gateway Fair's Annual Coloring Contest. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature our local ... READ MORE
In my whole life, I’ve never found a four-leaf clover. Until now. Last week, I found one. Today, two more. So is luck really something that is that hard to find? Do we really have to spend our days struggling to find that pot of gold at the ... READ MORE
As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to find those three leaf clovers that aren’t the “lucky” ... READ MORE
In the soil science world, soil health is a term synonymous with soil quality. The health or quality of a soil is often related to its soil organic matter (SOM) content. Soil organic matter is made up of plant residue, animal ... READ MORE
There are agricultural cost share programs available for producers in the Suwannee Valley region. Agencies such as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) offer agricultural ... READ MORE
Some years it seems like the leaves never really change color in North Florida and then there are other years where they are a rainbow of color. Why is that? It really has to do with a combination of factors that include the quantity of sunlight, ... READ MORE
A new pest has made its appearance in the United States. The Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia was first seen in Blaine, Washington in the Fall of 2019. Originally from Japan, it has spread to many Asian countries and now to the United ... READ MORE