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SHARED NEWSLETTER DIVIDES EFFORT WHILE EXPANDING REACH AND IMPROVING QUALITY


April 1, 2021

M.Brew, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County; C. Bainum, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County; Laura Bennett, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter, Pasco, and Hernando Counties; J. Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County; C. Cooper, UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County; ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2021, 2021-UF/IFAS-central-district-symposium, Agriculture, Central District, Covid-19, IFAS Extension, Lake County, M. Brew, Symposium, Tavares, UF/IFAS Extension

FOOD PRODUCTION SUCCESS & SUPPLYING LOCAL GROWERS DIRECTLY


April 1, 2021

M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL Situation: North Central Florida’s climate and pests create a challenge for both small farmers and gardeners alike. A lack of actionable knowledge and reduced availability of well-adapted ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2021, 2021 Central District Symposium, 2021-UF/IFAS-central-district-symposium, Agriculture, Central District, M. Bailey, Marion County, Ocala, Symposium, UF/IFAS Extension

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

TO COMPARE SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS USE VS ROUTING WATERING SCHEDULE ON SOD FARMS


April 11, 2020

Grantly Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee FL. Objective: To reduce water use by 10% on sod farms. Situation: Sod production increased in Osceola County each year. According to Florida Department of Agriculture and ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Farm Management, Horticulture, Turf, Water
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, G. Ricketts, Grantly Ricketts, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Water Conservation

LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF GIANT SMUTGRASS CONTROL


April 11, 2020

B. Justesen, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL, J. Strickland, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL, and J. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension. Orange County, Orlando, FL. Situation: Giant Smutgrass (Sporobolus jacquemontii) ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Agriculture, B. Justesen, Central District, J. Strickland, J. Yarborough, Osceola Co. Kissimmee, 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

My Florida Farm Weather: On-site decision making support


March 30, 2018

Weather-related information is essential to Florida’s agricultural producers for making important decisions regarding the use of water for irrigation and cold protection. Since the mid 1990’s, The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Irrigation, Water, Weather

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