What is biosecurity? Biosecurity are management practices that are used to prevent the introduction and spread of disease on your operation. Developing a biosecurity plan is an essential part of maintaining healthy livestock as well as profitability ... READ MORE
Is the grass greener on the other side of the fence? If you are interested in improving your pastures to be greener on your side of the fence, pasture management is the recommended practice for you.
Pasture management is recommended ... READ MORE
Once again, we planted our pumpkin patch at UF/IFAS Hastings!
But this year, we doubled the number of varieties planted! Of the dozen tested, three are meant for seed roasting while seven are ideal for baking. After our first successful year ... READ MORE
It may seem laughable to most Americans that Florida does experience a "real winter". However, there are many who are very aware that the temperatures have dropped and that their plants are reacting to this change. The Master Gardeners often ... READ MORE
It is officially Fall. We have been given an extra hour of sleep. And we have been robbed of several degrees of warmth. We now have great weather for sipping warm drinks and working on our landscapes for the "Entertainment Season." Careful ... READ MORE
Hay may be a less costly source of nutrition for livestock producers and it is the most common stored feed source. Producing quality hay is a task that involves time, energy, and expense. Every year more than 60 million acres in the U.S. are ... READ MORE
The purpose of plant and soil sampling is to identify what nutrients are prevalent or lacking that the plant or soil may need to thrive. Plant infection can be a result of diseases, pests, lack of nutrients from soils, and simply being planted ... READ MORE
A colorful array...
Like Joseph's coat of many colors, what better vegetable to brighten up your Thanksgiving meal! Orange, white, yellow and purple-flesh sweetpotatoes are coming out of the ground in Live Oak, Hastings, and Fort Pierce at ... READ MORE
Livestock producers know that the health and abundance of a quality forage can directly affect the health and productivity of their livestock. Thus, livestock producers often think of themselves as “forage farmers” because they spend a large ... READ MORE
85 guests attended the Cold Tolerant Citrus Production workshop on September 30, 2021, at the Taylor County Extension Office.
Georgia County Extension Agent, Jake Price, ‘New Varieties’ by UF/IFAS Professor of Horticulture Sciences, ... READ MORE