Please plan to attend for the latest information about NPE removals and new teat dip formulations. Dr. Roger Thomson will be the speaker. Please register for this free meeting to make sure we have enough lunch for all attendees. You can register ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences already ranks in the top three land grant universities in numbers of plant breeders, cultivars developed and cultivars licensed for commercial propagation.
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By Ricky Telg
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is ... READ MORE
Being a farmer, regardless of the operation's size comes with many challenges, from battling the elements to wrestling with pests to finding a market for the commodities we grow. Finding time to build a cash flow statement every year is a daunting ... READ MORE
Citrus Greening Fallout
As Citrus Greening has wreaked havoc on the citrus industry, we are seeing more and more groves being converted to pasture. The upside to this is that the land remains in agriculture production. Agricultural land, ... READ MORE
Do you have a secret family recipe or do your friends tell you they would buy a certain dish you make? If you answered yes to one these questions, and you have the entrepreneurial spirit, the Florida Cottage Food law allows you to make and sell ... READ MORE
Are you a producer interested in engaging in Agri-Tourism and bringing more visitors to your farm?
UF/IFAS Extension Martin County is hosting the 2017 Regional Agri-Tourism Conference on June 15 and 16. From 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the evening ... READ MORE
Although it is the break week between Spring and Summer semesters, a lot is happening on campus. It's a great time to run an errand in town or to visit a favorite restaurant (assuming it is open) while almost all of the students are away.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stephanie Bartsch, who sells jams, jellies and German pastries, had been running a cottage food business for a couple of years from her Micanopy home. Nevertheless, she wanted to find ways to make her ... READ MORE
As organic food goes mainstream, more small farms are looking to get into the industry, says Jim DeValerio, agriculture agent for Bradford County with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension program.
“We’ve ... READ MORE