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Vegetable Growing in Jacksonville FL – April’s New Chapter


April 8, 2022

It’s mid-April and in one of our raised vegetable beds, the first leaves of yard long beans (Vigna sesquipedalis, also known as snake beans, asparagus beans, or Chinese long beans), are just unfolding. When vegetable growing in Jacksonville ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Beans, Chinese Long Beans, Cutworms, Okra, Organic Diatomaceous Earth, Vegetable Growing In Jacksonville Fl
A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Beans and other legumes


October 29, 2021

In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We'll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes. Legumes, such as dried beans, peas and lentils, are packed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Beans, Food, Groceries, Grocery, GroceryShoppingForYourHealth, Health, Legume, Money, Nut, Nutrition, Pgm_FCS, Saving, Shop

Helping Haiti Achieve Higher Black Bean Yields


July 31, 2019

For Haitians, black beans are a food staple and the most consumed bean in the country. But farmers there have one of the lowest yield rates in the world for the crop – 660 kilograms per hectare (ha-1). Franky Celestin, UF/IFAS Soil and Water ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Beans, Black Beans, Franky Celestin, Haiti, Nutrient Management, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Science

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