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Mr. Shepard “Shep” Eubanks, We will miss you……

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Florida Project Learning Tree Recognizes 2020 Award Recipients

Each year, Florida Project Learning Tree (PLT) recognizes facilitators, educators, and partners who have made exceptional contributions, dedicating their time, energy, and ideas to the program. 2020 awardees include Dawn Perez, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County… Read More

Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship Program

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County CED Lorna Bravo UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer program launches the first Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship program! Applications are available for the 2021 UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master… Read More

Turn Your Love For Horses Into Fun! Osceola County 4-H Horse Program

The Osceola County 4-H Horse Program is a great opportunity for youth to expand their knowledge and improve their horsemanship skill while having fun! Youth will participate in activities to help improve their citizenship, leadership, sportsmanship, and competitive… Read More

USDA-NIFA Awards UF/IFAS Faculty with National Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)…. Read More

USDA-NIFA Awards UF/IFAS Faculty with National Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)…. Read More

Brown Patch: A Cool Weather Lawn Fungus

There are many reasons why warm season lawns in Central Florida may have dead or dying areas.  These problem areas can result from not only insect or disease pressure, but also from cultural problems including irrigation, fertilization or… Read More

Growing Gilchrist Vol. 2: Proper Care and Maintenance for your Fruit Trees

Fruit Tree Maintenance and Care Calls about how to properly care for backyard fruit trees like citrus, peaches, nectarines, pears and apples are almost a weekly occurrence at the extension office. So being that we are moving into… Read More

Mustard Spinach (Brassica rapa subsp. Nipposinica)

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens One of the first things that we plant in our fall garden is a mild, heat resistant green called mustard spinach, also known as tendergreen mustard or komatsuna.  Mustard spinach is a… Read More