FORT PIERCE, Fla. — An entomologist recognized internationally as a specialist in biological control of insect pests has been named director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Indian River Research and ... READ MORE
Propagating your own seeds for your vegetable garden is a cost effective and smart way to get a jump start to the fall planting season. For example, if you want to grow tomatoes or peppers this upcoming fall in Florida, it is wise to start your ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County recently hosted a Precision Agriculture Field Day at Bar D Ranch near Columbia City. The program highlighted many of the technologies used in a local research and demonstration project sponsored ... READ MORE
Hardee County 4-H Agriculture Camp
In Hardee County, the agriculture industry generates over 73 percent of our job market. What is unique about the agriculture in Hardee County is that it heavily varies from where it was twenty ... READ MORE
When determining what vegetables to plant for an upcoming planting season, multiple factors need to be taken into consideration.
First, is it the correct season/time to plant said vegetable? Planting outside of a vegetables preferred season ... READ MORE
Have you ever thought about the value of birds? I mean, the value in dollars. There over 18,000 birds on this planet; all are different and all play a role in keeping Florida ecosystems healthy. They can also keep us and our economy healthy ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences already ranks in the top three land grant universities in numbers of plant breeders, cultivars developed and cultivars licensed for commercial propagation.
We’re ... READ MORE
By Ricky Telg
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is ... READ MORE
With all the rain and increased humidity levels lately, disease is on the rise and many of your plants may be showing it. One problem I have encountered in my community gardens is bacterial spot disease or leaf spot. This bacterial disease is ... READ MORE