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Considerations When Selecting Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Crops in Florida / 2023 Summer Southwest Florida Small Farmer Network (SWFSFN) Meeting.


May 26, 2023

Florida is among the only places in the USA where we can grow subtropical and tropical fruit crops. This is because Florida has the necessary climatic and soil conditions that allow farmers to grow these types of crops, as well as an established ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Pine Island, Small Farms, Southwest District, Southwest Florida Small Farms Network, Tropical Fruit Crop, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Florida-Friendly Landscaping -My Slice of Paradise


May 24, 2023

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo   What motivates people to adopt and model sustainable landscape practices in their urban landscapes? Meet Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Keith ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Bromeliads, Broward, Conserve Water, Florida Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, IFASwater, Native Plants, Right Place Right Plant, Water
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Miami-Dade County 4-H, part of $12.5M grant to empower underserved communities

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May 23, 2023

Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need. The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Miami-Dade, 4-H Youth Development Program, Agriculture Education, Agritech, AgriTech And Food Systems Internship, Food Systems, Healthy Eating, Kenan Bridges, STEM, The Children's Trust, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Youth Fitness

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