41st Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival: The Cortez Kind are Getting Ready to Party with a Purpose!
Every February for the past four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida’s last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural ... READ MORE
Summer is in full swing, and the Fall calving season is right around the corner. Calving season can be an exciting time for producers seeing their efforts paying off with new life on the ranch. It can also be stressful if you do not understand ... READ MORE
When you look at ponds, you might see birds and fish, but you probably don’t think about carbon. In fact, Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon, and a lot of it escapes into the atmosphere.
In fact, ponds lose more carbon via ... READ MORE
There are many management decisions that must be made when choosing how to breed your cattle. The biggest decision is if you prefer to use live bulls or stored semen. If you decide you want to use stored semen on all or part of your ... READ MORE
The annual Manasota Regional Envirothon looked a bit different this year. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually to provide a safe environment for the students to compete. Although we missed seeing the students face ... READ MORE
Who Needs the LBMP?
All landscape maintenance professionals in Manatee County that ARE NOT applying fertilizer (other than clerical or administrative staff) must individually obtain a Landscape Best ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County first came to ICS requesting an infographic to illustrate how to identify a venomous snake and common types that dwell in Southwest Florida. This infographic would be used by the public as a tool to become more ... READ MORE
Flat, green and wet. A verdant expanse of swamp, river and estuary. But also, seasonally dry, home to cactus and a friend of fire. Florida is a land of dichotomy, initially identified by its vast wet expanses but shaped by a history of fire. ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Master Naturalist Program in Manatee County have released the dates for the Spring 2019 Uplands Module! Classes will be held every Thursday beginning on April 18th and running through May 23, 2019.
This core ... READ MORE
Each year the Manatee County Farm City Week Committee selects two individuals in recognition of their contributions to the Manatee County Agriculture industry. Two awards are given annually; the Manatee County Outstanding Agriculturalist and ... READ MORE