The latest FDACS statistics ranks snapbeans as #7 in the state for value of production.
St. Johns County is known for potatoes, cabbage and sod, primarily, in the world of agriculture. Vegetables of Asian origins (longbeans, bitter melon, ... READ MORE
Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here.
Fruits? ... READ MORE
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We'll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes.
Legumes, such as dried beans, peas and lentils, are packed ... READ MORE
“What are all those pretty yellow flowers growing in the farm fields”?
That would be Sunn Hemp – a leguminous cover crop that adds organic matter and nutrients to the soil during the fallow times of the year. Annual cover crops are ... READ MORE
Forage and Livestock production cab be very complex. Development of a program requires good and deep planning. The main objective should be identifying the needs and opportunities available.
Matching Crops to Need
After making ... READ MORE
Feeding our horses is typically the largest expense in horse ownership, but feeding them according to their nutrient demands could offer some cost savings. Selecting a good quality hay for our horses often becomes a battle of which product is ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide.
The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an end to the spring ... READ MORE
Escambia County Extension has had a number of calls about black medic, seen growing in fields, pastures, roadsides, and yards. This winter annual is a member of the legume family, so it is beneficial in that it will release nitrogen after ... READ MORE