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FRE professor and grad student’s case study published in AETR journal


June 10, 2021

With low milk prices, industry consolidation, and declining consumer demand, what would you do as CEO of your struggling, family farm? The case study, "the Future of Four Creeks Farm: Scale-Up, Diversify, or Exit" challenges students to make ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Economics, Case Study, Food And Resource Economics, Graduate, Teaching Resources, UF-IFAS

Growing Vegetables in Greenhouses and High Tunnels


May 20, 2021

Protected vegetable production increases Production of vegetables in greenhouses and high tunnels is on the rise. In the United States, the acreage of vegetables and herbs grown under protection increased 82% between 2007 and 2017. The number ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Cflandscapes, Greenhouse Production, Hwooten, Hydroponics, Kevin Athearn, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Small Farms

Hurricane Preparedeness for Citrus Groves


May 18, 2021

Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves. Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Grove, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Florida, Hurricane, Planning, Preparing, Storms, Tropical Storm, Weather

Applicator Safety, More Than Just Pesticides


April 29, 2021

One of the main tasks of the Pesticide Information Office, is to help teach pesticide safety, or applicator safety. Applicator safety involves more than just protecting from pesticide exposure. Safety does include understanding the label, PPE, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Heat Stress, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Safety

Spring Cleaning, What To Do With Unwanted Pesticides


April 22, 2021

Spring cleaning, a time to get rid of the old and start with the new! This can be great for closets and garages, but what can we do with unwanted pesticides? This blog will discuss how to avoid having unwanted pesticides in the first place, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Operation Cleansweep, Pesticide, Pesticide Disposal, Pesticide Information Office
Virtual Farm tour 2021 logo with camillia in background

2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video Day 5: Gardening, camellias, and more!


April 19, 2021

2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 5 2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 5: South Seminole Farm and Nursery Florida's nursery industry ranks second in the U.S. next to California. There are over 7,000 registered nurseries in the state providing more ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2021 Virtual Farm Tour, Agriculture, Compost, Farm Tour, Farms, Fresh From Florida, Hydroponics, Scavenger Hunt

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