The use of modern pesticides didn’t ramp up until the late 1940’s. This era provided a seemingly unending stream of new products that became increasingly more effective, selective, and consistent. Unfortunately, it wasn’t long until products ... READ MORE
New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners!
Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, ... READ MORE
Freeing stuck vehicles is a common thing in the agricultural world. Maybe you are rolling a newly planted pasture and got a little too close to that wet spot you knew was there, but thought you had it. Or maybe you’re out hog hunting and ... READ MORE
Have you ever performed a pesticide treatment and had it fail? Ever had a customer or client ask what you did months ago, but now you can’t remember? Have you ever said the phrase “those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat ... READ MORE
Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves.
Hurricane ... READ MORE
Check out these upcoming virtual event opportunities offered by the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent at UF/IFAS Extension Baker County.
Small & Backyard Poultry: Home Remedies - What You Should and Should Not Do
June 1st, 3 ... READ MORE
As an Extension Educator with the UF/IFAS Extension, clients told me many times that the applied pesticides do not work against the targeted pest anymore. In most cases the pesticide applicators blame pesticide failures on the manufacturer. ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Martin Zapien scans long rows of tree canopies each morning and thinks about how the future of food production will advance with new citrus cultivars.
All of the more than 5,000 trees in the 20-acre active UF/IFAS citrus ... READ MORE
One of the main tasks of the Pesticide Information Office, is to help teach pesticide safety, or applicator safety. Applicator safety involves more than just protecting from pesticide exposure. Safety does include understanding the label, PPE, ... READ MORE