By Ralph E. Mitchell
When I was in the Peace Corps on the island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, I was able to visit a mountainous tropical site called Montreal Gardens which grew a wonderful ornamental plant and cut flower called ... READ MORE
Florida's Natural Melody
Have you ever gone paddling on a local spring run or river and sat silently listening to the wind, bird songs, rustling leaves, or lapping sounds of water along the bank-especially in the early morning? These sounds ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Nassau Extension Director Rebecca Jordi has written a children’s book – Zoe’s Mission – and plans to donate its proceeds to the UF/IFAS horticulture program, specifically in support of 4-H programming such as the Zebra Project.
The ... READ MORE
The Dr. George Agrios Scholarship Endowment effort is underway with a leadership gift from the Martin Law Firm. With additional giving from alumni, supporters and the Agrios family, $30,000 in pledges has been secured to permanently endow the ... READ MORE
Why did my tomato plants not have any fruit last summer?
In Florida, the summer season is just not the right time to grow them. While a few varieties, mostly cherry tomatoes, may be capable of enduring the summer, most varieties prefer more ... READ MORE
CLASS: Back to Basics Plant Propagation 101- Cuttings
DATE: February 27, 2020
TIME: 6 pm- 7:30 pm
LOCATION: U/F IFAS Extension Putnam Co. Auditorium
Plant cultivation has fascinated humanity for thousands of years. It started ... READ MORE
In an effort to reach a non-agricultural audience, the “Alachua County Farm Bureau Food and Agriculture Festival” was held on Saturday, November 23rd 2019. This event was planned by the District 4 Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers ... READ MORE