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Learn to grow food locally, UF/IFAS’ award-winning urban food production short course is back

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September 4, 2023

Communities are hungry for urban food production. Engagement continues at an all-time high when there is opportunity to grow food in containers, hydroponic systems, rooftops, community gardens and any available green space. Why? Urban ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Best Management Practices, Biodiversity, Community Cohesion, Community Gardens, Conservation, Food Handling, Food Insecurity, Food Security, Green Space, Improving Ecosystem Services, Jiangxiao Qiu, Lorna Bravo, National Association Of County Agricultural Agents, Nature-based Solutions, Post Urban Agriculture Harvesting, School Gardens, Sustainability, Sustainable Urban Agriculture, Technology Integration In Urban Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Urban Agriculture, Urban Agriculture Industry, Urban Farmers, Urban Farming, Urban Food Production, Urban Food Production Systems

CEU Day 2023–Landscape University!

June 20, 2023

We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 482, 487, Best Practice, BMP, BMPs, Brooke Moffis, Calculation, Calibration, Central District, Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Class, Classes, Continuing Education, Cool Class, CORE, Florida, GIBMP, Grass, Hangry Plants, Hannah Wooten, Horticulture, Hwooten, In Person, Lake County, Landscape, Lawn And Ornamental, LCLM, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, LLO, Moffis, Morgan Pinkerton, Orange County, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Palm, Palms, PCO, Pest Control Operator, Pinkerton, Plants Are Cool, Private Ag, Private Applicator, Seminole County, Tree Crop, Trees Are Cool

Relationships with ranchers key for new state beef cattle economics agent

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June 5, 2023

Hannah Baker attributes her love of cattle to one moment as a child. “My great-grandfather took us out to see twin calves that had been born from one of his mama cows,” said Baker, who was raised in Adel, Georgia. “That was when I knew ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Beef Cattle Economics, Best Management Practices, Cattle, Hannah Baker, Market, Ranchers, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Statewide Specialized Extension Agent

Landscape Professionals: Add “Certified Florida-Friendly Landscaper” to Your Resume

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February 16, 2023

If you do landscape maintenance, or own a landscape design company, perhaps you strive to be a cut above the rest?  If so, then becoming a Florida-Friendly landscaping professional may be for you! The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Best Management Practices, Broward County, Featured, FFL, FFLCP, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, GIBMP, Green Industry, Landscape Design, Landscaping, Newsletter, Sustainable Landscaping

Soil Moisture Sensor Loaner-Trainer Program for Treasure Coast Farmers

February 8, 2023

Why use soil moisture sensors? Farmers have to carefully manage water supply for their crops. Too much or too little irrigation can damage or stress the crop, making it more vulnerable to weed competition, insect pests, and/or disease. Additionally, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Water
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Environment, Irrigation, Martin County, UF IFAS Extension, Water

Citrus irrigation and nutrition updates are the topics for upcoming workshop February 15

January 24, 2023

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- Understanding the latest research on irrigation and nutrient management for citrus trees will be the topic of a workshop for citrus growers on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Chris Oswalt, Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Davie Kadyampakeni, Irrigation, Nutrient Management, Workshop

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, Water Quality

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