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High Tunnels Use in Specialty Crop Production


February 22, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: FarmingAlachua, FloridaAG, UF IFAS Extension

Okay google … Search for funding opportunities for my farm


September 7, 2021

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, FarmingAlachua, Starting A Farm, UF IFAS Extension

The Arrival of Summertime Nostalgia


May 7, 2020

Summertime Nostalgia 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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, FarmingAlachua, Food, Fruit. Florida Agriculture, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Home Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, UF IFAS Extension, Watermelons

Creating a directory to sell directly to FL consumers during COVID-19 outbreak


April 7, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Alachua, Covid-19, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Local, UF IFAS Extension

Online CEU opportunities for license renewal


April 6, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alachua, Covid-19, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Licensing, Pesticide

Agricultural diagnostic services in Alachua County


March 27, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alachua, Covid-19, Diagnostics, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Pests, UF IFAS Extension

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