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Sunn Hemp and Cowpea as Cover Crops in Florida

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July 13, 2021

Pictured here are two types of summer cover crops used by local Collier County farmer, Nick Batty of Inyoni Organic Farm; Sunn hemp and Cowpea.   image 1: sunn hemp and cowpea cover crop mix on organic farm in Collier County Sunn ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Agawareness, Agriculture, Collier County, Cover Crops, Cowpea, Organic, Soil Health, Soil Nutrients, Sunn Hemp, Sustainability, Sustainable Farming, SWFL
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Assistance Helps Farmers and Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources


October 16, 2020

Contact: Israel Vega 941.907.0011 ext. 3143 Application deadline for financial assistance is Nov. 20 GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 8, 2020 — Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Nov. 20 for financial and technical ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Bobwhite Quail, Conservation, Eqip, Horticulture, Livestock, Longleaf Pine, NRCS, Organic, Soil Health, Water Conservation

What to do in August in your North Florida Garden


August 25, 2020

We are all eager to get back into our gardens, but right now can seem like the less fun part of Florida vegetable gardens. Weeds, pests, and heat have taken over. So what can we do NOW to prepare for fall? Pull those weeds Hand pulling weeds ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Garden, Organic, Seeds, Soil, Sustainable Food, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

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