Did you know that Florida ranks 9th in the nation when it comes to cow-calf numbers? Beef cattle production was instrumental in building Florida’s economy. Our state was the first to have a beef industry, and today, more than 500 years after ... READ MORE
In the final weeks of 2022, episodes 3 and 4 of the Wakulla 4-H Podcast aired on WAVE 94. In the podcast, 4-H youth interview community members about 4-H stories, their lives, and Wakulla history. Episodes 1 through 4 aired on the radio ... READ MORE
Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?
UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE
Agriculture is an integral part of Florida’s economy, directly contributing over $10 billion in sales revenues annually and supporting over 133,000 jobs. But farmers face numerous challenges: pests, diseases, labor, rising costs and more.
To ... READ MORE
If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production.
But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons seek ways to control ... READ MORE
Geomatics is one of the most diverse fields of study. It offers a range of high-paying career opportunities, with a big demand for graduates in private and public sectors across industries worldwide.
Geomatics is a STEM career field that ... READ MORE
RUSKIN, Fla. – It’s like “Finding Dory” comes to the classroom.
Through a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to Schools program, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ... READ MORE
Call for Entries! 2021 Opportunity4All Essay Competition
Note: This contest is for 4-H members. Not a member yet? Join today! This essay contest is one of a number of opportunities offered to 4-H members throughout the year.
Expanding ... READ MORE
What is Precision Agriculture?
Agriculture production highly depends on water and soil factors. Not long ago, farming practices were fairly uniform. It was difficult for farmers to treat site-specifically based on land variability and soil ... READ MORE
Google Sheets is an online tool available to anyone with access to the internet and a major life skill as well! It is essentially the equivalent of Microsoft Excel and you can use it to create artwork by modifying the cells in the sheet to change ... READ MORE