Dr. Liz Felter, the food systems and ornamental horticulture regional specialized agent for UF/IFAS Extension's central district, has been awarded the UF/IFAS Extension Mentor of the Year by UF/IFAS Extension at the Extension Professional Association ... READ MORE
APOPKA, Fla. – Liz Felter gazes at the tomato plant and considers it quietly for a few seconds. Stroking the discolored leaves, she sticks two fingers in the soil and pushes the dirt down.
“My gut tells me it’s not Erwinia,” says ... READ MORE
Felter L., Osborne L., Wooten H., Ricketts G., Marble C., Ali G. UF/IFAS Extension in Orange, Osceola & Seminole Counties, FL.
Objectives: There are 900 nurseries in Central Florida representing over 5500 acres. Many nurseries practice ... READ MORE
Dr. Liz Felter began her journey in horticulture at a time when university professors didn’t know if it was appropriate for women to learn how to use a chainsaw or front-end loader tractor.
Needless to say, a lot has changed since the 1970s.
Felter ... READ MORE