GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have created a mathematical model that shows how citrus greening is transmitted within an infected tree – an important step toward helping scientists understand the devastating disease.
The ... READ MORE
Good agricultural practices, food safety awareness, and complying with food safety regulations go hand-in-hand to minimize the incidence of foodborne illness. To that end, Floridians who offer to sell, or hold for the purpose of selling, eggs ... READ MORE
Blake R. Thaxton, Santa Rosa County Extension
As our country continues to search for economic stability there are numerous questions that face agriculture in the United States as well as in the Florida panhandle. There are the standard questions ... READ MORE
Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region. Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture.
Scattered showers since TS Debby’s deluge have kept forage production ... READ MORE
June rains brought some welcome drought relief to the area. The area is still 35 inches below average over the past three years,however, Jackson County actually had an inch more rain than the 60 year average, through the first half of 2012. ... READ MORE
Armenian cucumbers are actually a melon and are related to the muskmelon. It is susceptible to wilt, therefore it does its best in the high heat of summer when other plants are under severe heat stress.
Our local Jackson County Master Gardener ... READ MORE
Neither heat, nor drought, or seldom pesticides will keep the leaf footed plant bug off your tomatoes and other vegetables. This insect sucks juices from your fruit or vegetable leaving light colored marks on your fruit caused by cell distortion. ... READ MORE
Jefferson County Extension
The short answers are “Because of your pasture management” and “Change your pasture management." Here’s the slightly longer version.
After Jefferson County native Ed Finlayson discovered Pensacola ... READ MORE