UF/IFAS
What's Happening Around Florida

Home » Tag: Agriculture

Tag: Agriculture

Nassau County’s 2022 Peanut Butter Challenge


October 6, 2022

It's that time of year-the peanut butter challenge Each October, extension offices across the state try to outcompete one another to collect the most jars of Peanut Butter. Each year the challenge gets better. The challenge gets bigger. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Butter, Challenge, Health And Wellness, Nutrition, PB, Peanut, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge
Mango orchard, with flooded swales and leaning trees after Hurricane Ian

A Survey of Hurricane Ian Impacts to Martin County Agriculture


October 3, 2022

This report summarizes the damage I observed and discussed with Martin County farmers and nursery growers during site visits and phone calls on September 30, 2022. Overall, the agribusinesses I heard from said the impacts, if they had any, were ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Martin County, UF IFAS Extension
close up of sunn hemp cover crop. Cover crops can be part of a sustainable agricultural operation.

Sustainable Agriculture Resources Available for Producers


September 19, 2022

A few years ago, I was able to meet a couple of farmers and ranchers who received Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) grant funding. Hearing from them directly about how the funds helped their operations, I am still excited ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Martin County, Sustainable Agriculture, UF IFAS Extension

Playing it SAFE!!!


September 14, 2022

Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farm, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Hay, Livestock, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Could this be Avocado Sunblotch Viroid (ASBV)?

Avatar photo
August 30, 2022

Recently, Collier County Extension received an email about strange looking spots on an avocado fruit. A sample was submitted to the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center Plant Diagnostic Clinic to figure out exactly what was causing ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Avocado, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Farms, Small Farms, SWFL, TREC, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Plants, UF IFAS Extension
17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Advancing Climate Solutions”

Avatar photo
August 24, 2022

Registration is now open for Sarasota County's 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 01. This day-long, first hybrid (in-person and online) event showcases strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities. About the workshop Under ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Adaptation, Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Conference, Energy Efficiency, Equity, Event, Gardening, Hybrid, Mitigation, Networking, Pgm_Sustain, Renewable Energy, Resiliency, Speakers, Sustainable Communities Workshop, Youth

Do you need a Pesticide Applicator’s License for that?


August 23, 2022

Florida has a booming entomological clade and insects are inevitable nearly everywhere you turn. From protecting our homes, offices, fields and crops, pesticides are often our only line of defense against the damage these pests bring. But did ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Commercial Crops, Farm, Pesticide Handling, Pesticide License, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories