Food crops can demand substantial amounts of water, fertilizer, and care. Using Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) practices can reduce the inputs and still allow you to harvest food abundantly. There are many different terms for edible ... READ MORE
A University of Florida professor celebrated for his gift to mentor graduate students was selected for the American Society for Horticultural Science for its Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 2022 Award.
Lorenzo Rossi advanced the American ... READ MORE
El invierno llega a Florida, y con este, migraciones de aves silvestres cargando enfermedades virales y bacterianas las cuales pueden enfermar nuestros pollos, codornices, patos, y otras especies a nuestro cuidado. ¿Cómo reducir la posibilidad ... READ MORE
Wintertime is upon us. With it comes massive bird migrations that can carry viral diseases which may end up affecting our backyard chickens, ducks, quail, and other feathered creatures under our care. How do we reduce the possibility of ... READ MORE
When pruning palms, you may have heard of the 9 o’clock to 3 o’clock rule. With this guideline, you remove fronds (leaves) that hang below the 9 o’clock or 3 o’clock position. The point of pruning should be primarily to remove dead ... READ MORE
Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE
Sustainable development goal 2 aims to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” or as it is shortened, to achieve “zero hunger” by 2030.
The progress to accomplish this ... READ MORE
Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE
As part of one of the largest colleges and top-ranked universities of its kind in the country, students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) benefit from award-winning teaching faculty, abundant scholarship and internship ... READ MORE
Recently while singing Raffi’s, “Everything Grows” with my two boys, my oldest said, “no it doesn’t…fire hydrants don’t grow. Signs don’t, fences don’t, doors don’t…” Despite his snarky, yet funny observation, ... READ MORE