Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE
Northern Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus
Florida State Record: 46 lbs 8 oz, Destin 1985
IGFA World Record: 50 lbs 4 oz, Louisiana 1996
For most current red snapper regulations please check out this the FWC snapper page, Gulf Council Fisheries ... READ MORE
In April, the UF/IFAS Extension Commercial Horticulture, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Family Nutrition Program agents and staff teamed up to deliver a joint event serving hundreds of Volusia County residents at the Deland Farmers Market.
Commercial ... READ MORE
ORLANDO, Fla. – Now that cooler weather is here, it’s time to consider cool season vegetables for your garden.
“Gardeners will have almost five months to grow everything from lettuce and cabbages to spinach, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, ... READ MORE
Though summer’s end is nearing, there is still time to find and enjoy the sweet tropical goodness of Florida-grown mangoes. With so many cultivars available, Florida’s mango season typically stretches from as early as March, with the ripening ... READ MORE
Did you know that you can grow vegetables year round in Florida? The trick is knowing that summer really isn’t a good time for most veggies. A few, like sweet potatoes and okra, do well in the summer heat, but spring and fall are our most ... READ MORE
When determining what vegetables to plant for an upcoming planting season, multiple factors need to be taken into consideration.
First, is it the correct season/time to plant said vegetable? Planting outside of a vegetables preferred season ... READ MORE
October 31st not only reminds all that the ghost and goblins are out and about, but that the sea turtle nesting season is complete for another year. These federally protected animals typically begin nesting in late April and continue into the ... READ MORE
It’s October and it feels great outside. Time to fire up the grill and enjoy football with your favorite local seafood. So what’s in peak season this month? Clams – cultured Cedar Key clams are always in season and can be purchased ... READ MORE