This is the last entry of our series about the latest definition of One Health by the One Health High-Level Expert Panel (OHHLEP). We have had three of our researchers sharing their thoughts on this new definition and what it means for us ... READ MORE
Are your eyes playing tricks with you, or did you just see what looks like a crawling pumpkin seed? No, it's just a household casebearer! This seed-shaped, case-bearing caterpillar is not an uncommon sight in our area. Homeowners often ... READ MORE
Honey beekeeping management practices for your Florida apiary in August:
This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping ... READ MORE
Why am I "wild" about Florida native plants…….because they are the original settlers who came from all over the world and found a home in Florida. They decided that Florida was the perfect place to call home. Native plants are a good ... READ MORE
There are close to 70,000 licensed pesticide applicators in the state of Florida. To qualify for a license they must take an exam that demonstrates they know the rules and regulations, along with proper use and safety of pesticides. Testing ... READ MORE
Calycanthus floridus, Sweetshrub
Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus) is a great selection for moist locations. The flowers develop in midspring and have maroon to brown, strap-like petals, and a fragrance like that of strawberries. Historically, ... READ MORE
Each year we have less agricultural land available, making it more difficult for farmers to acquire land to grow crops due to urban development increases in Florida.
From 2010 to 2019, Florida’s population grew 14.2% to become the third ... READ MORE
Cada año tenemos menos tierras agrícolas disponibles, lo que dificulta que los agricultores adquieran terreno para sus cultivos debido al aumento del desarrollo urbano en Florida.
Del 2010 a 2019, la población de Florida creció un ... READ MORE
No matter what gardening project you are planning (vegetable garden, replacing your lawn, planting a tree, etc.), the best place to start is with a soil test. The University of Florida's Soil Testing Lab will analyze your sample for levels of ... READ MORE