How Hurricanes Affect Agriculture and Higher Grocery Prices - thank a farmer every time you eat!
Many of our agriculture producers along the Treasure Coast did not fare so well with hurricane Irma and the additional week of steady rains right ... READ MORE
Blueberries in Florida: there is more to this little fruit than you think! July is National Blueberry Month and this little fruit gem, packed with health benefits, is considered one of the most nutrient dense foods in the world.
In one ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension hosted a successful farm tour of the Tri-County Agricultural Area for many interested legislators on November 9, 2017. Gary England, Regional Specialized Extension Agent at the Hastings Agricultural Center, organized the event ... READ MORE
Pasture is the backbone of Florida's cattle ranching industry and as such provides the foundation for nutrition of the entire herd. Early in my career as an extension livestock agent, an old Florida Cracker told me "Yes, I'm a cattleman, ... READ MORE
It is no secret that Florida’s soils are less than ideal from both a nutrient and production standpoint; finding ways to maximize soil health will have production benefits as well as environmental benefits. Utilizing cover crops is a great ... READ MORE
APOPKA, Fla. – Debalina Saha, an environmental horticulture graduate assistant at the University of Florida, has always wanted to study how different mulches and herbicides affect weed growth. Her tenacity has paid off: Saha placed first in ... READ MORE
The Agriculture Safety Facts
Ag Employees must take Ag Safety Training
Ag Employees must take some Ag Safety Training Annually
Agriculture injuries have declined since training has become mandatory
The Agriculture Facts
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The UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC) is fast approaching a very special anniversary.
The Center has been providing citrus industry research and education to the Florida Citrus Industry for 100 years. 100 years is truly a ... READ MORE
Caesar’s Weed is a member of the Malvaceae family, which are typically grown for ornamental purpose. Other plants in this family include Hibiscus and Cotton. Caesar’s weed is most commonly found in disturbed areas, pastures, and perennial ... READ MORE