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PASSION FRUIT: LAUNCHING AN ALTERNATIVE CROP


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL Situation: In 2021 agricultural production costs and land prices increased significantly in North Central Florida. This ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, IFAS Extension, M. Bailey, Marion Co., Mark Bailey

Extension Provides Tools to Help Ag Producers Weather COVID-19


April 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all of us, including Florida’s agriculture industry and food systems. We’ve seen empty dairy aisles at supermarkets, while dairy farmers are forced to dump milk they can’t sell to the market. We’ve seen ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Covid19, Promote

EVALUATION OF COOL-SEASON FORAGES IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA USING DIFFERENT ESTABLISHMENT METHODS – SJC2018


April 11, 2020

T. Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL, M. Wallau, UF/IFAS Forage Extension Specialist, Gainesville, FL, C. L de Souza, UF/IFAS Agronomy, Gainesville, FL, C. Dossin, UF/IFAS Extension, Clay County, Green Cove Springs, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, A. Blount, Ag, Agriculture, C. Bailey, C. Dosin, C. Mackowiak, Central District, L. De Souza, M. Wallau, P. Fletcher, St. Augustine, St. Johns Co, T. Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension

AG AWARENESS: ENGAGING LOCAL CLIENTELE THROUGH INSTAGRAM


April 11, 2020

E. Fletcher, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL and Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: Once upon a time, St. Johns County, Florida was equally as rural as several of its neighboring ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Central District, E. Fletcher, St. Johns County. St. Augustine, T. Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension

YARD & GARDEN FOOD PRODUCTION FOR BEGINNERS


April 11, 2020

M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL Situation: Florida’s climate and pests create a challenge for growing food crops. The target audience are Marion County residents with little or no experience who want to produce food ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Central District, M. Bailey, Marion County, Ocala FL, UF/IFAS Extension

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, EVENTS, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

COTTAGE FOODS: BREAKING (EVEN) AND ENTERING (NEW MARKETS). M.Smith, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter, Pasco, Hernando County, and S. Bresin, UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County


April 15, 2019

Situation: An understanding of sound business practices is essential for any enterprise. However, too often participants in the local food system are unequipped with the economic literacy necessary to navigate the system. In 2011, Florida passed ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Bresin, Smith, UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County

EXPLORING LOCAL CUISINE FROM THE ROOTS UP: A FOOD SYSTEMS APPROACH TO FIGHTING FAKE NEWS Moffis*, B.1, Mann*, M.1, Wilchcombe, M.1, Popenoe, J.1, Singleton, L. 2


April 15, 2019

1. Extension Agents, Florida Cooperative Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL 32757 2. Extension Agent, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County, Wilmington, NC 28403 Most U.S. citizens are removed from direct involvement ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Cuisine, Food Systems, Mann, Moffis, Popenoe, Singleton, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, Wilchcombe

Blueberry Production for You-Pick Producers M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL.


April 15, 2019

Situation: Marion County features fourteen blueberry farms with a majority offering you-pick to the public. The total land represented by both you-pick and conventional blueberry farms is approximately 465 acres with an aggregate value of $8.7 ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Bailey, Blueberries, Blueberry, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County

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