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2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Application for Columbia County


February 19, 2020

The UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County Master Gardener Volunteer program works with the horticulture extension agent to educate the citizens within our county about research-based practices to use in their gardens and landscapes. Educational ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening, Horticulture, Master Gardener, Volunteer

ABE Internships: Walther Farms


February 18, 2020

Agricultural Operations Management student Kip Jedlicka worked as an assistant field manager during his internship with Walther Farms. This role involved three different aspects of potato production including lab duties, line and field duties, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, Agriculture, Student Activities, Student Opportunities, UFABE, Undergraduate

Tired Taste Buds? Try Growing this Vegetable in Your Garden


February 17, 2020

Many gardeners like to try new things in their garden. Asian vegetables add nutrition and new flavors to your healthy meals. If you like to try a crop in the same family, grow some Tong Hao also know as Shungiko. It is also called edible ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture
Tags: Chrysanthemum, Crown Daisy, Edible Landscape, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Lettuce, Tong Hao, Vegetables

The Power of Spuds


February 17, 2020

The Powerful Spud Last Friday was Valentine’s Day, so, like always, I end up singing “The Power of Love” by Huey Lewis and the News. As an extension agent, Valentine’s Day also serves as an excellent reminder to plant potatoes in North ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Backyard Gardens, Food, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Potato, Potatoes, Vegetable Gardening

First multi-stakeholder Swine Day in Cambodia educates about disease, opportunity


February 11, 2020

In April 2019, the Cambodian government confirmed the presence of African Swine Fever, which is extremely fatal to pigs and has spread into nine east Asian countries since 2018. The disease can devastate the holdings of pig farmers, but ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Professional Development
Tags: Cambodia, Disease, Food Safety, Innovation, International Development, Livestock, Policy, Pork

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