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Belle Glade, hurricane of 1928. Photos from the Smather's Archives.

Hark! Hurricane Season Approaches

May 17, 2022

Ah, warm weather. Stunning biodiversity. Idyllic spots for basking. These are a few iconic aspects of life in Florida. Unfortunately, so are hurricanes. These large storms and their effects are sometimes taken for granted. Weather-related ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Disaster Preparedness, Evacuation, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Hurricane Impacts, Hurricane Preparation, Tropical REC
running up the 8 steps (silhouette photo)

Eight Steps to Developing a Simple Marketing Plan

August 26, 2015

Marketing is an essential component of any business, including agriculture. Despite the important role of marketing, many smallholding operators/growers are reluctant to create a marketing plan. This 5-page fact sheet provides a rationale for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Professional Development
Tags: Edward A. Evans, Food And Resource Economics Department, Fredy H. Ballen, Marketing And Sales, Tropical REC
Spondias mombin (fruit and leaves). Location: Maui, Enchanting Gardens of Kula

Spondias Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

August 4, 2015

Spondias species (whose common names among English speakers include ambarella, Ataheite apple, mombins, and hog plums) are flowering trees native to tropical and subtropical regions. They are known for their sweet fruit and grow well in the ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Horticultural Sciences Department, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan H. Crane, Master Gardener Handbook, Spondias, Tropical REC

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