October marks the end of most fertilizer restrictions in the Tampa Bay area. Most “summer bans” restrict the application of nitrogen and phosphorous from June 1st through September 30 during the rainy season. During the summer ban other ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Plant Nutrient Oversight Committee (PNOC) is considering a proposal to sanction the first-ever nutrient management recommendations for hemp production in Florida. The evidence-based ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month
Florida toothachegrass is a perennial grass that has wide, bright green basal leaves and tall (2-3 ft) flowering stems. Flower clusters are narrow spikes ... READ MORE
Florida is no stranger to the powerful forces of hurricanes that sweep through its landscapes, leaving devastation in their wake. Hurricane Idalia, Ian, and Irma have all drastically impacted our local landscapes in recent years. While immediate ... READ MORE
¡Bienvenido al otoño en Florida! Durante esta época del año, nuestros patrones climáticos comienzan a cambiar y con esto vienen nuevos desafíos. Si tiene aves de corral, sabe que tiene la
obligación de criar a sus animales con ... READ MORE
Building a garden bed can be daunting to say the least. But here at UF/IFAS we are total nerds about all things gardening and we have some tips on building a garden bed this season.
A raised garden bed is simply a structure built to grow ... READ MORE
Welcome to fall in Florida! During this time of the year our weather patterns start to shift, and with this come new challenges. If you own chickens, you know that you have an obligation to raise your animals with their safety as a priority. ... READ MORE
Drew Blanton, a University of Florida (UF) food and resource economics major, never knew about artificial flavoring or that the Coca-Cola flavor is actually a combination of lime and cinnamon bark oil. Participating in the Agricultural Future ... READ MORE
If you have read anything to do with pasture management you have probably come across the phrase Integrate Weed Management. So what does this phrase mean and how can you utilize it in your pasture management program?
Integrated weed management ... READ MORE