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How to Stake a Mango Tree to Control Height

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July 28, 2022

Mangos are potentially very large trees that can get out of hand if left unmanaged for height and shape. In hurricane prone areas, it is recommended to regularly prune mango trees to limit vertical growth and encourage horizontal growth. Controlling ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Collier Fruit Growers, Mango, Pruning, Small Farms, Trees, Tropical Fruit
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Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Avocado Day 2022

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July 20, 2022

National Avocado Day is July 31, 2022, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. We can also ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Avocado, Guacamole, July31, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious

What’s on My Mango Tree?

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June 23, 2022

The photo below and above show a pretty significant infestation of soft scale on a mango tree in Collier County. Scales are stationary, shell-like insects that can damage trees by feeding on the sap in branches, leaves and fruit and release ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Integrated Pest Management, Jessica Ryals, Mango, Pests, Scale, Tropical Fruit

Mango Morning with Dr. Jonathan Crane

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June 22, 2022

It’s mango season and it’s also the perfect time to learn how to grow these tropical fruit trees in South Florida. This year, our featured speaker for Mango Morning with UF/IFAS Extension was Dr. Jonathan Crane, Tropical Research & ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Jessica Ryals, Jonathan Crane, Mango, TREC, Tropical Fruit, UF IFAS Extension

Using Tropical Fruit under the Florida Cottage Food Law

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July 16, 2021

Are you wondering if you can use home-grown tropical fruit from your farm or yard to make allowable or baked Cottage Food items? The short answer is yes. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) notes Cottage Food ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Collier County, Cottage Food, Entrepreneurship, Farm Business, Hobby Farm, Home Business, Home Gardening, Mango, Regulations, Small Business, Small Farm, Tropical Fruit

UF/IFAS, Australia formalize to collaborate on fruit, crop research

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May 4, 2021

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and Northern Territory of Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding. At the core of the agreement is the exchange of technical expertise among ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alan Chambers, IFAS NEWS, Mango, News, Passion Fruit, Plant Breeding, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Vanilla, Vanilla At TREC

Scale Insect on Mango Tree

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October 19, 2020

Scales are small, stationary, shell-like insects on leaf, stems or fruit surfaces. They are flat or pear-shaped, white or grey. There are several kinds of scales that can be found on the upper or under surface of leaves. The female scale lays ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Mango, Scale

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