Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money. This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements and worker wages for the year ahead. As with all statistics, just knowing ... READ MORE
You might already know that prescribed fires help prevent potentially dangerous wildfires.
But did you also know that they help conserve plants and animals in our natural areas? [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]A new podcast from ... READ MORE
Tallahassee, Fla. – Farmers and forest landowners in four Florida Panhandle counties can begin applying today for additional Hurricane Sally assistance through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Enrollment for the Emergency Conservation ... READ MORE
University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Myriam (Lopez) Allen graduated with her bachelor's degree from the Animal Sciences Department in 2003. She is currently working as an embryologist in a fertility clinic.
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The UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center (HAEC) accomplished a challenging feat and grew sweet corn during this wet fall weather. Two phases (0.84 acres each) of 8 different commercial varieties of sweet corn were planted on August ... READ MORE
Coccidiosis is a common, potentially deadly disease that is spread through the environment, primarily through infected litter. It is normal for chickens to peck their surroundings. Therefore, the more contact the flock has with fecal material ... READ MORE
Beginning January 2021, NOAA Fisheries is implementing a new reporting requirement for federally permitted South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico for-hire fishing vessels called the Southeast For- Hire Electronic Reporting Program. The official start ... READ MORE
Since 1973, the Chamber of Commerce, Farm Credit of Northwest Florida, and the UF/IFAS Extension Service Jackson County have partnered to provide an annual Farm City Celebration. The highlight of the event is the recognition of outstanding ... READ MORE
Enjoy a few photos from 2020, with links to the projects and events they represent. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our work continued. We were also fortunate to receive a renewal award from USAID for another five years of supporting research ... READ MORE