The UF/IFAS Suwanne Valley Agricultural Extension Center in Live Oak, Florida is offering a workshop March 13 &14, 2017 or March 17 & 18, 2017. The topic of the workshop led by UF/IFAS Small Farms Academy is "Starting A Successful ... READ MORE
After I walked away with a heirloom tomato plant called Mr. Stripey and $27 cash, my original perception of consumers survey shifted. In the past, I strayed away from participation in consumer surveys for a small cash reward because it seemed ... READ MORE
Blackberries, hops, pomegranates and more were highlighted at our recent Florida Ag Expo with a focus on providing alternative crops for central Florida growers. With the citrus greening issues nearly devastating Florida's top crop in recent ... READ MORE
Posted by Martha Glenn, Ornamental Horticulture Agent
In 1992 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS). These federal regulations are designed to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning ... READ MORE
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF FARMERS’ MARKETS IN A METROPOLITAN AREA
Madhosingh-Hector, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, Largo, FL and H. Landis, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, Largo, FL.
Situation: Farmers’ markets are often valued ... READ MORE
MEASURING VALUE IN YOUR LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM: FARMERS MARKETS
R.A. Kluson, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL
Situation: Farmers markets are growing in number across the country and Florida, including Sarasota ... READ MORE
EXPLORING CAREERS IN AGRICULTURE THROUGH YOUTH FIELD DAY
Martha Glenn, Crystal Snodgrass, Diana L. Smith, Palmetto UF, Nathan Boyd, Zhanao Deng, Hugh Smith, Vance Whitaker, J. Mangandi, Gary Vallad, Balm UF.
Manatee County has over 313,000 ... READ MORE
AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF GRAZING COOL-SEASON ANNUAL FORAGES
Prevatt, UF/IFAS Extension, Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona, FL
Situation: Producers throughout Florida feed hay and other stored feedstuffs during the fall, ... READ MORE
Above: Ed Skvarch, director of UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County (left), Garima Kakkar, fruit crop agent with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie and Indian River Counties (right), and Christine Kelly-Begazo, director of UF/IFAS Extension Indian River ... READ MORE
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will be sharing their expertise on the theme of Florida’s animal agriculture at the 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo — the largest agricultural expo in the southeast.
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