Hello Avid Readers! Does it sound great to have a world without pesticides? Your answer to this question likely depends on what you know about pesticides. Generally, a pesticide is a substance that deters or kills an organism that is harming ... READ MORE
2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture
M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL
Situation: In 2021 agricultural production costs and land prices increased significantly in North Central Florida. This ... READ MORE
Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
A student with a passion for food security, Libby Putnam was the first UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student to be selected as a Land O’ Lakes Global Food Challenge intern. Putnam is double majoring in agricultural ... READ MORE
What was the 2022 Seminole County Farm Tour?
On the morning of Friday, March 25, 2022, we embarked on our journey of learning about local agriculture and food systems. We started at the UF/IFAS Seminole County Extension Office and then ... READ MORE
This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is not comprehensive. The check-list can be used to identify ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Early results from a groundbreaking, large-scale citrus trial looking for solutions to the devastating citrus greening disease have given early hope for growers in the Indian River District. The new UF/IFAS research ... READ MORE
Ask Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer
To provide small packets of seasonally appropriate seeds to encourage members of the community to get started to try growing their own vegetable plants from seed.
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