On November 3, 2023, the Southwest Small Farmer Network held our fall meeting at Circle C Farm in Hendry County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight Circle C’s new on-farm store, learn about pasture management, connect producers, ... READ MORE
Blackberries are a savory fruit for your palate that can diversify numerous meals. Even though the bulk of blackberries are produced in the Midwest you can still grow a staple crop right here in the sunshine state.
Blackberries ... READ MORE
Think of it like one of those farm simulator video games, except the crop is real.
A few small plots of land, ample seed and all the requirements to make it grow. This is the basis of the UF/FAS Extension Florida Stakeholder Engagement Program ... READ MORE
Every year, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) presents the CALS Alumni & Friends Horizon Award at the UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction. This award recognizes an alumnus who has graduated in the last 10 years for ... READ MORE
The 2023 Farm City Banquet was held on Tuesday, November 14th, at Rivertown Community Church. The annual celebration is organized by the Jackson County Agriculture Coalition, which is not a formal entity, but simply a cooperative effort of ... READ MORE
It’s fitting that Veterans Day and Thanksgiving fall within the same month, because if there’s one thing we all should be thankful for, it’s the service of our military veterans. In the 246 years since our nation was founded, our veterans ... READ MORE
"It isn't what you do, but how you do it."
—John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach
Last time we talked about some of the thousands of different products, the "what" you can produce on a farm, from livestock to bees and fish, from trees ... READ MORE
Beekeepers must have good management practices within their apiaries to succeed. One of these practices is splitting their hives when necessary to avoid the loss of bees through swarming.
What is swarming?
Swarming is a natural ... READ MORE
Los apicultores deben tener buenas prácticas de manejo dentro de sus apiarios para tener éxito. Una de estas prácticas es dividir sus colmenas cuando sea necesario para evitar la pérdida de abejas por enjambre.
¿Qué es ... READ MORE