It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE
By Connie Gladding
January is the time to pick most of our citrus fruit from Navels, Satsumas, Key Limes, Grapefruit, etc. To be sure that your fruit is ready, pick a couple and taste
them. If they are nice and sweet, pick away, ... 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
Q: What in the world is "gleaning"?
A: An excellent way for 4-H youth to make a difference in their communities!
The Problem: According to the USDA's Economic Research Service, in 2010 food loss and waste at the retail and consumer levels ... READ MORE