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For Germán Sandoya Miranda, a lifelong passion for agriculture began when he was a child playing on his grandparents’ farms in his homeland of coastal Ecuador
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The UF/IFAS team that has released more than 250 fruit, vegetable and other plant cultivars in the past decade is getting even stronger.
Seven budding scientists from around the world arrived in Florida in August to work with Plant Breeders ... READ MORE
Hydroponic plants have long been a staple at UF/IFAS Hastings.
Under the leadership of our director, Dr. Christian Christensen, we are continuing our studies on lettuce and strawberries in hydroponic towers; along with thornless blackberries ... READ MORE
Working in labs and fields across Florida, a new generation of students will start earning a Ph.D. in plant breeding from the University of Florida – the first program of its kind in Florida and one of a few in the nation.
The UF/IFAS College ... READ MORE
Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE
In my last blog, I talked about our the free salad mix gardening kits from the One Seed program here at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. The kits are available at our Twin Lakes Park office, as well as at your local Sarasota County public ... READ MORE
Hopefully, when it comes to gardening, you're not like me.
I have no green thumb.
I work in an office with horticulture agents and Master Gardener Volunteers, of course. And, I truly appreciate the range of knowledge and skills they bring ... READ MORE
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal.
The course will teach participants how to grow hydroponic butter bibb lettuce and includes all the ... READ MORE
Interested in growing your own? Need a gift for the green thumb? Give the gift that keeps on giving, or harvest your own homegrown hydroponic lettuce for your holiday meal!
Join UF/IFAS Extension to learn about options for growing food in ... READ MORE