The Season for the Pumpkin
The Autumn season screams cooler weather, warm colors, rich spices, and Pumpkin. I adore pumpkin, including all its many varieties. There are also many ways to prepare the winter squash, and I have not found a recipe ... READ MORE
One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits. It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to Florida from a slightly cooler region. Having ... READ MORE
by Leslie Munroe & Yvonne Florian
Right Here, Right Now
Fall 2021 growing season is here. Have you started your vegetable garden yet? If your answer is, "no", here are a few tips to help you on your way.
Invest in your soil
Your soil ... READ MORE
Falls has arrived!
Fall is right around the corner and summer is slowly fading away. The not-so-hot, cooler weather flowing into our towns, late walks after work with the family, scary movies before we go to bed, and the special gatherings ... READ MORE
Every human being hosts around 10 trillion microorganisms in their gut, on their skin, in their hair. Consisting mostly of bacteria, they play several important roles and influence virtually every aspect of human life. For ... READ MORE
I’m going to let you in on a secret because I am that passionate about what I do. In case you’re wondering, my entire job is built upon helping you become the healthiest version of yourself. Here at UF/IFAS Extension in Duval County, I am ... READ MORE
By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agricultural Extension Agent III,
The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension's annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading ... READ MORE
Atlantic Tripletail, Lobotes surinamensis
Florida State Record: 40 lbs 13 oz, Ft. Pierce 1998
IGFA World Record: 42 lbs 5 oz, South Africa 1989
For most current tripletail regulations in the Florida please check out this FWC page, for Gulf ... READ MORE
Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project?
For many families that have a child with certain food allergies, the scariest part about Halloween is making sure their child does not ingest candy with the allergen. Common allergens, such as nuts ... READ MORE
Take The Challenge
By Samara Purvis
Bradford County 4-H Extension Agent
Peanut Butter: a nostalgic staple found in most American kitchens has made its appearance in many lunch boxes or ladled around a spoon for a snack. According to the ... READ MORE