This self-paced online course teaches you how to grow blueberry and blackberry plants in Florida home gardens. Topics include variety selection, preparing to plant, care and maintenance, pest management, and even a section on raspberries!
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As a way to learn more about the 23 majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, we’ve been asking 23 questions. Shelby Kucharski, an undergraduate student in plant science, ... READ MORE
The 2021 Small Ruminant Workshop will be held Saturday October 23rd at the South Beef Teaching Unit at the University of Florida, starting at 8:30am and ending by 2:00pm. Lunch is included!
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Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE
New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners!
Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, ... READ MORE
Check out these upcoming virtual event opportunities offered by the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent at UF/IFAS Extension Baker County.
Small & Backyard Poultry: Home Remedies - What You Should and Should Not Do
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Citrus is an integral part of Florida's state identity, having been farmed commercially since the mid-1800s. Of course, it is also a staple in home fruit orchards and edible landscapes. Here you'll find some basic tips for growing your favorite ... READ MORE
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
The UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center (HAEC) accomplished a challenging feat and grew sweet corn during this wet fall weather. Two phases (0.84 acres each) of 8 different commercial varieties of sweet corn were planted on August ... READ MORE