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November Monthly Programming Simple Hydroponics


October 24, 2022

Hydroponics is a great way to save water, produce food, and be more environmentally friendly. With all the information on the internet about hydroponics, it can seem a little daunting. Learn three simple setups that can get you started growing ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Central District, DIY Hydroponics, Fl Hydroponics, Hydroponic Vegetables, Putnam County, Putnam County Horticulture, Simple Hydroponics, UF IFAS Extension
Pictures of Lacewing, hand fertilizing plant, and hand spraying pesticides

October Monthly Program Integrated Pest Management in the Home Garden


October 4, 2022

Utilizing an integrated approach to managing pests in a garden can help reduce the use of chemicals in your garden. This approach utilizes cultural, natural, and low-impact control before using more broad-spectrum pesticides that can harm pollinators ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Flpests, IPM, Pestmanagement, Pests, Putnam County, Putnamhort, Putnamhorticulture, UF/IFAS
cattle on the farm

Laughter, Lights, and Fun Nights: Seeing the County Fair Through New Eyes


April 6, 2022

March of 2000, wasn’t that a million years ago? That was the last time I walked into the show ring at the Putnam County Fair as a youth exhibitor. Who would have thought I would come back to that same arena as the University of Florida/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 4-H, Auction, Cattle, Children, Community, Cows, Extension, Fair, Kids, Pigs, Putnam County, Swine, Youth

A new grant funding program from the State of Florida launched for tree establishment

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September 8, 2021

This article was written by Maxine Hunter, she is the Urban Horticulture Agent II for UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County. A new grant funding program from the State of Florida will launched Friday, September 3, 2021. The Sequestering Carbon and ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: 2021, Acres, Alachua County, Featured, Florida, Forester, Gilchrist County, Governments, Horticulture, Levy County, Loblolly, Longleaf, Marion County, Non-industrial, Non-profit, Ocala, Organizations, Private Landowners, Protect Land, Protecting Florida Land Program, Putnam County, Sand Pine, Sequestering Carbon, Slash, Statewide, Trees
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Sweet Summer Veggie Treats


June 1, 2021

By Wendy Mussoline, UF/IFAS Multi-County Agriculture Agent When we have that need to satisfy our “sweet tooth” we often choose chocolate or ice cream. If we’re on a healthy kick, then we might make a better choice and satisfy our cravings ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Hastings, Hastings Trials, Putnam County, Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, UF IFAS Extension, Variety Trials, Wendy Mussoline

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