When starting a vegetable garden or even orchard, you may wonder if you need two or more plants of a certain variety to cross-pollinate each other or if you can get away with just one. This will depend on if you have a monoecious or dioecious ... READ MORE
Have you ever gotten a call on your cell phone that looked legitimate, but wasn't?
Yesterday on my personal cell phone, I received a phone call that was from my area code and had the digits that indicate it is a cell phone. Although it is my ... READ MORE
We are grateful for all the support for students, faculty, research, and Extension we received over the past year, and look forward to Going Greater in 2018. From our outstanding students to our cutting-edge research, you know you ... READ MORE
Last week, MREC hosted a tour for up-and-coming UF/IFAS Master Gardeners and talked about projects with researchers and Extension agents focused on agricultural economics, water conservation and plant breeding.
The group went to greenhouses ... READ MORE
We're frequently asked, at the Pasco Extension Office, about can be planted in the shade. The correct answer can actually vary quite a bit, depending on the extent of the shade and what you want to grow/your purpose. If you are looking to start ... READ MORE
The threat of freezing temps and hard cold weather isn't over just yet this season. There are 5 things you should think about with this tough cold weather:
Protect yourself and those around you. Wear hats and gloves, stay dry and, stay out ... READ MORE
Congratulations to all Tropicana Public Speaking Contest winners from today's County Contest!!!
1st - Addison Morgan
2nd - Jaiden Hurst
3rd - Lilyann Law
Honorable Mention - Kimmy Ervine
1st - Taylor ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County and Hamilton County Department of Health are inviting the public to attend a luncheon at UF/IFAS Extension Hamilton County (old high school/courthouse annex) on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 12:00PM. We will ... READ MORE
Lychee has potential in Florida, according to Jonathan Crane, a tropical fruit crop specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead. Crane recently gave ... READ MORE