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Category: Crops

Twisted Whorl Syndrome in Corn Surfaces in North Florida

Throughout North Florida, producers have reported seeing corn of certain varieties with twisted whorls and other unusual symptoms. Soon after planting, the region experienced cool temperatures in combination with the occurrence of cloudy days. Later on, as corn… Read More

A New SWFREC Dormitory

Located in Immokalee, Florida, the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research & Education Center (SWFREC) serves growers, farmers, and community members in Collier, Charlotte, Glades, Hendry, and Lee counties. Faculty direct graduate student research on vegetable and citrus crops, pesticides,… Read More

Beat the Heat With a Self-Watering Container Garden

Spring is in the air, and that means temperatures are warming up and tank-tops, shorts, and flip-flops will soon be your preferred attire. Once those highs are steadily in the 80s and 90s, any outdoor activity will become… Read More

Celebrating Blueberries at the Volusia County Farmer’s Market

In April, the UF/IFAS Extension Commercial Horticulture, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Family Nutrition Program agents and staff teamed up to deliver a joint event serving hundreds of Volusia County residents at the Deland Farmers Market. Commercial Horticulture Agent, Karen… Read More

Newly Appointed UF/IFAS Extension Agent with Experience in Disease Tolerant Citrus Serves Indian River District

A horticultural research scientist with experience in the development of disease-free citrus rootstock and disease tolerant citrus varieties in Iran’s northern agricultural region will now serve the Indian River District’s growers. Amir Rezazadeh recently began his new position… Read More

Northeast Small Farms Network

The Northeast Florida Small Farms Network connects livestock producers and growers to a resource-network focused on diversified and economically sustainable agriculture. Facilitated by the UF/IFAS Agriculture Extension agent of Nassau County, aims to help address the priorities, issues,… Read More