A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt ... READ MORE
Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown.
Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE
As far back as the early 1950s, University of Florida scientists have been studying how to improve strawberry production and consumption – not just in Florida, but globally.
Did you know UF/IFAS-developed strawberry varieties grow in more ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS hemp researchers and Extension faculty will host a series of free informational webinars throughout 2023. The webinars will share the knowledge gained from the hemp program’s research and Extension efforts over the past four years.
“We ... READ MORE
Where can I buy locally grown food?
Seminole County has a rich history in agriculture. There is a huge diversity of types of farms locally. Seminole County is home to over 400 farms that grow vegetables, cattle, strawberries, citrus, ornamental ... READ MORE
A Moment To Reflect
Every day the UF/IFAS Web Services team logs in and works behind the scenes with little to no thought for recognition or acknowledgment. With the support and help of web builders and content producers around the state, ... READ MORE
Pesticides are an important part of any farmer’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to maintain low pests population and avoid economical losses. It is important that all pesticide applications are executed following label instructions to minimize ... READ MORE
Los plaguicidas son una parte importante del Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP) de cualquier agricultor para mantener una baja población de plagas y evitar pérdidas económicas. Es importante que todas las aplicaciones de pesticidas se realicen ... READ MORE
Florida’s most popular lawn is St. Augustinegrass – a favorite for producing a lush green to dense blue-green turf well-adapted to most soils and regions throughout the state.
But in South Florida, a silent killer known as Lethal ... READ MORE
What is Farm Tour?
Every year, Seminole County hosts a big event called Farm Tour. This is a fun-filled day where attendees get a chance to visit local farms. Agriculture is important to our daily lives as the farms produce the food we eat. ... READ MORE