In a long-standing tradition, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County hosted the Annual Collier County Ag Tour on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. This annual tour gives participants access to the stories, tastes and sights of farm life from the farmers, ... READ MORE
In a groundbreaking, first-of-its kind event, university scientists, engineers, producers, government agencies and industry officials from throughout the South met at Auburn University to brainstorm ways to use artificial intelligence to help ... READ MORE
Here in Extension, we believe in the spirit of the farm. For over 100 years we have been assisting farmers and ranchers, homeowners and organizations grow food. We have the best educational information and research to share to help those folks ... READ MORE
The News-Press - 09/30/2021
USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA
Just like other lines of work, building and maintaining relationships is critical for farmers’ professional success. Participating in professional ... READ MORE
Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE
FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 , Florida Farm Bureau
Contributing Author: Jessica Mendes Ryals
Sustainable Food Systems Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County
The coronavirus is not over. However, slowly ... READ MORE
What is National Farm Safety and Health Week?
Agriculture is one of the most important industries in the United States, but also one of the most hazardous. Many injuries seen in agriculture can be prevented through proper training and education. ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Director Lorna Bravo
Did you know that October is National Farm to School month in Broward County?
The Broward County Commission issued a proclamation to the Davie-based UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
In 2018 Florida farmers planted over 115, 000 acres of cotton with over 5,000 acres in the Suwannee Valley area. Cotton production has a long history in our area and we are seeing renewed interest in this crop.
If you go back 100 years ... READ MORE