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PASSION FRUIT: LAUNCHING AN ALTERNATIVE CROP


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL Situation: In 2021 agricultural production costs and land prices increased significantly in North Central Florida. This ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Ifas Extension, M. Bailey, Marion Co., Mark Bailey

VIRTUAL FARM TOURS: BRINGING IN-PERSON TRADITIONS TO SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture M. Pinkerton and J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: In Seminole County, Farm Tour is a long-time tradition, held for over 20 years, to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Ifas Extension, J.K. Yarborough, M. Pinkerton, Morgan Pinkerton, Seminole Co.

CAN EQUINE STUDENTS ACCURATELY ESTIMATE BODY WEIGHT OF HORSES?


April 10, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture S.C. Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, FL Situation: Most veterinary medications are dosed according to body weight of the animal. Concerns with antibiotic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Ag, Agriculture, Extension, Horses, Ifas Extension, S.C. Johnson, Shayna Chewning Johnson, Sumter Co.
Chick under a heat lamp and some eggs. Picture Credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension.

Getting the Brooder Ready Before the Chicks Arrive


February 17, 2022

Chick days are upon us, and before you take home a colony of chicks by impulse, take a moment to verify that you are ready to receive them. Below you will find some critical key points that are essential for the survival of your new feathered ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Ag, Agriculture, Brooder, Chicken, Chicks, Extension, Farming, Feed, Florida, Heat, Hens, Lamp, Livestock, Nutrition, Protect, Protecting, Rooster, Temperature, UF-IFAS
Butterhead lettuce. Picture caption: Jonael Bosques, University of Florida.

Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians


July 8, 2021

Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag, Agent, Agriculture, Breed, Breeding, County, Crop, Crops, Faculty, Farmer, Farmers, Farming, Florida, Hardee, Horticulture, Improvement, Improving, Lettuce, Science, Scientist, Specialist
Beef cattle in Florida

Identificando Anaplasmosis en el Hato de Ganado Bovino


April 1, 2021

Anaplasmosis (usualmente referido como piroplasmosis) es una enfermedad que afecta a rumiantes causado por una bacteria de la familia de las riketsias. Anaplasma marginale infecta las células de la sangre y típicamente se identifica como ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag, Agricultura, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bacteria, Becerro, Bosques, Bovine, Bovino, County, Ectoparasitos, Enfermedad, Español, Extension, Finca, FL., Florida, Ganado, Hardee, IFAS, Jonael, Marginale, Novilla, Parasito, Rancho, Rebaño, Sangre, Spanish, Torete, Toro, Tropical, UF, Vaca, Vacuno, Vaquilla
Beef cattle in Florida

Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard


March 29, 2021

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida. Even in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: A, Ag, Agriculture, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bosques, Bug, Bull, Cafe, Calf, Carrier, Cattle, COVID, Covid-19, Cow, Diseas, Disease, Diseases, Extension, Farm, Farming, Florida, Fly, Hardee, Heifer, Herd, IFAS, Insecticide, Jonael, Latino, Livestock, Produciendo, Ranch, Ranchette, Science, Sick, Steer, Tick, Ticks, UF, Vaccine, Veterinarian, Video
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Growing in Containers


March 2, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Garden, Gardening, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Tomato; Container Gardening
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus


February 23, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Food, Garden, Horticulture, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Tomato, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus
fresh garden vegetables

Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Silverleaf Whitefly


February 23, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Garden, Landscape, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Whitefly

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