There are several reasons to consider building a high tunnel. The most common reasons include protecting crops from the elements, extension of cropping seasons, and improved crop yield and quality. Adoption of high tunnels has been favored by ... READ MORE
We are excited to announce that we are resuming our beekeeping series in 2022. Go ahead and save the dates below and join us!
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Alachua County has developed a series of short courses that will help you get started ... READ MORE
If only it would be that easy!
It can be tricky to filter through all the information available on the web, tease apart what programs apply to you, and find out about what is available locally. For that reason, Alachua, Bradford, and Union ... READ MORE
By Tatiana Sanchez1 and Remy Powell2
1Commercial Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County; 2UF/IFAS Extension Intern, Public Health Master student.
I was sitting on my in-law’s porch late in the afternoon when I noticed tiny ... READ MORE
This time of year is exciting- The insatiable aromas of cookouts and BBQs fill the air. Summertime and the flavors of summer are very nostalgic. If you live on the west side of Gainesville and Alachua County, you may see ... READ MORE
Although we are thinking about COVID-19 and how that is affecting our lives. We can't forget it is spring and time to think about our pastures. This will give us an opportunity to get out in the pasture. Although we are all trying to cut corners, ... READ MORE
Many of the traditional markets for the distribution of goods to consumers have been disrupted during the COVID-19 outbreak. It would be ideal to have a way to connect the consumers and the producers so we can all help each other during this ... READ MORE
There are multiple ways in which you could earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) to renew your pesticide license online. You can visit any of the websites below for online CEUs:
University of Florida Online CEUs through the IFAS Catalog. ... READ MORE
Pests and diseases don’t stop during a pandemic. Phone numbers for the different labs are provided and we encourage you to take advantage of electronic submissions as much as possible.
Distant Diagnostic and Identification System (DDIS) ... READ MORE