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Spring Plant Market 2023 in Osceola County


February 3, 2023

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Market on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Osceola Heritage Park.  Stroll through our open-air market; join in on the free classes offered throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: (MGV), Plant Sale, Spring Festival, Spring Gardening
Olive tests to determine viability for commercial industry in Florida

UF/IFAS tests olives in Florida to determine possible commercial industry

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February 2, 2023

FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Most of the world’s olives grow in southern European countries, such as Spain and Italy. In the United States, California has more than 30,000 acres dedicated to the commodity. But Florida may be the next agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: FAMU Partnership, Jay, Lorenzo Rossi, Olives
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Canning, an art from the past

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February 2, 2023

In the old days, food was not as readily available as today. We've come a long way with grocery stores seemingly on every corner. It's hard to imagine how our great-grandparents and those that came before them survived without such conveniences. ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Tomatoes, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetables

Be aware of these common toxic plants, experts say

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February 1, 2023

Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes. Ingestion ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Awareness, Gardening, Landscape, Marble, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Poisonous Plants, Scouting, Toxic, Toxic Plants, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Weed Science

Equipment and Tools for a Commercial Tropical Fruit Grove

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February 1, 2023

Jessica M. Ryals, Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Agent UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Next to labor, equipment can be one of the largest ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Collier County Extension, Enterprise Planning, Equipment, Farming, Jeff Wasielewski, Jessica Ryals, Miami Dade County Extension, Small Farming, Tools, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Fruit Production, UF IFAS Extension

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