Armenian cucumbers are actually a melon and are related to the muskmelon. It is susceptible to wilt, therefore it does its best in the high heat of summer when other plants are under severe heat stress.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference is a one-stop shop for anyone who has thought about starting a farm or supporting local foods.
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The growth of the local food movement has fueled a rise in citizens interested in urban farm operations. We might call them part of the local food movement, or people who are just concerned about what their family is consuming. For producers, ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy established a blueberry evaluation earlier this year. The Southern highbush cultivars in the evaluation are patented by the University of Florida and were developed by ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Supermarket tomatoes that taste like heirloom tomatoes are closer to reaching grocery aisles as a result of a discovery from the University of Florida.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Crop genetics expert Harry Klee, an eminent scholar and professor in the University of Florida horticultural sciences department, was elected to the National Academy ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An official with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will speak about global food security April 19 at Carleton Auditorium on the University of Florida campus.
Gregory C. Gottlieb, senior deputy ... READ MORE
Certainly the rain that fell late this winter has helped replenish the ground water and has refilled ponds that have been dry or nearly dry for some time. For the first time in months, the Florida Panhandle has moved out of the severe drought ... READ MORE
Diagnosing Herbicide Injury in Cotton (SSAGR358/AG367)
UF/IFAS just released a new fact sheet to help farmers diagnose herbicide injury in cotton. This 10-page fact sheet aids in the diagnosis of herbicide injury by providing pictures and ... READ MORE