The Season for the Pumpkin
The Autumn season screams cooler weather, warm colors, rich spices, and Pumpkin. I adore pumpkin, including all its many varieties. There are also many ways to prepare the winter squash, and I have not found a recipe ... READ MORE
One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits. It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to Florida from a slightly cooler region. Having ... READ MORE
After 25 years, do you keep chasing a dream? Collier County Farm Bureau President Matt Stephenson-Smith does.
Stephenson-Smith entered the University of Florida as a 24-year-old transfer in 1994. Decades later, he found himself still taking ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---More than 50 citrus growers and researchers attended a field day to view 154 new citrus scion-rootstock combinations---some of which will result in the production of market-ready fruit from trees that tolerate the most serious ... READ MORE
I think we would all agree that food is vitally important. More of us are starting to notice that the quality and origin of that food is just as important. Consumers are asking for locally grown, organic, farm-raised and more. The trend for ... READ MORE
In part one of this series, we discussed risk. To have risk, hazard AND exposure must both be present. Remember Risk = Hazard + Exposure. Then we discussed acute, sub-chronic and chronic exposure, and what those mean. Now it is time to dig beyond ... READ MORE
#EntomopathogenicFungi #EPF #PascoAvery #CordycepsJavanica
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide---and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen.
The ... READ MORE
The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field.
Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost: ... READ MORE
In 2020, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County recruited homeowners and homeowners’ associations (HOA’s) to participate in a survey of their preferences for licensed/certified green industry professionals. We found that many respondents valued ... READ MORE
Green industry professionals work on residential and commercial landscapes, in garden centers and production nurseries, and more. The work can be varied and involve specialized skills in pruning, mowing, irrigation maintenance/installation, ... READ MORE