Growing Gilchrist is a new quarterly newsletter and monthly column in the Gilchrist Journal provided by the University of Florida/IFAS Gilchrist County Extension office. Growing Gilchrist has been developed in hopes to provide our community ... READ MORE
Why the juice is worth the squeeze this watermelon season.
Watermelons are one of the most iconic and important crops in the Suwannee Valley are beginning to fill fields unaware of the uncertain times that the COVID-19 pandemic brings. In ... READ MORE
Posted by Barbara L. Edmonds at Mark W. Warren's request.
This meeting/ trade show is cooperatively offered by UF/ IFAS Extension: Levy, Gilchrist, and Dixie counties and provided by state and regional faculty from UF Gainesville campus and ... READ MORE
Fresh Market "Green" Peanuts
Have you ever eaten boiled peanuts? Boiled peanuts are a staple of the Deep South and many living in the northern regions have never tried them. Also known as "green" peanuts, fresh market peanuts are different ... READ MORE
Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year
Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth. Hay ... READ MORE