Category: Agriculture

EVENT: JAMAS Fruit Class Sept. 22, 2018

JAMAS Landscape Fruit Tree Horticulture Class Bummed out about your dying citrus trees? Yearning to learn about other fruit alternatives? Sponsored by: Doug Caldwell, UF|IFAS Landscape Horticulture and Jessica Ryals, Food Sustainability Educator. WHEN: Sat. September 22, 2018–… Read More

Body condition score trainings in Florida

by Philipe Moriel, Assistant Professor Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona Body condition score (BCS) is a practical and inexpensive indicator of fat (energy) reserves in a beef cow, highly correlated with… Read More

Get Tips for Communicating with the Public

For those who want to reach a wider audience, this webinar will help principal investigators, co-investigators and collaborating institutions communicate the findings of their research. Jim Harper, communications manager at Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems,… Read More

New UF/IFAS Report Shows Florida Agriculture, Natural Resources and Food Industries Grew 2007-2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The latest installment of an annual report from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences reveals some good news about the state’s economy – from 2007 to 2016, the portion of Florida’s… Read More

I Ain’t Afraid of No Slime Mold

Just when we thought we had our Leon County Extension vermicompost bins all figured out for recycling office food waste with the aid of worms…aliens invaded. I instinctively started looking all over for my “Ghostbusters” proton gun and… Read More