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Canning, an art from the past

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February 2, 2023

In the old days, food was not as readily available as today. We've come a long way with grocery stores seemingly on every corner. It's hard to imagine how our great-grandparents and those that came before them survived without such conveniences. ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Tomatoes, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetables

Equipment and Tools for a Commercial Tropical Fruit Grove

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February 1, 2023

Jessica M. Ryals, Agriculture & Sustainable Food Systems Agent UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Agent UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County Next to labor, equipment can be one of the largest ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Collier County Extension, Enterprise Planning, Equipment, Farming, Jeff Wasielewski, Jessica Ryals, Miami Dade County Extension, Small Farming, Tools, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Fruit Production, UF IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center Celebrates a Century of Science

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January 11, 2023

Since 1921, the UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) has built a rich history and world-class reputation for its commitment to growers, promoting sustainable agricultural systems and protecting South Florida’s natural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: 100th Anniversary, Agriculture, Anniversary, Best Management Practices, BMP, Centennial, EAA, Everglades, Everglades Agricultural Area, Everglades Experiment Station, Florida, Hardev Sandhu, Microgreens, News, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences, South Florida Water Management District, Sweet Corn, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS EREC, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, USDA, USDA-NIFA, Vegetables

Soil Test Now to Get a Head Start on Spring Planting: Part 1


December 22, 2022

Want to get a head start on planting this spring? Then the time to soil test is now! Soil testing is an easy way to determine the nutrient management needs ahead of time. This can allow for easier planning and budgeting of resources for farmers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Horticulture, Row Crops, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Gardening & Time: Food on your Time (Part 5 of 5)

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November 24, 2022

Typical gardens revolve around annual food crops that are seasonally planted and then harvested. Rather than have long gaps between each harvest, consider a food garden that contains crops that can be harvested or consumed when you are ready. There ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Cassava, Crops, Food, Fruit, Gardening, Organic, Potatoes, Sustainable, Sweet Potatoes, Vegetables

UF ABE: Big Questions, Global Reach – Dr. Serap Gorucu


November 22, 2022

It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agriculture, Agriculture Safety, UF-IFAS, UFABE

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