If you look at trees, especially in Florida’s urban areas, you’ll generally see southern live oaks or cabbage palms. Makes sense. Those are the two most common species in the Sunshine State’s cities.
Indeed, most of America’s cities ... READ MORE
You've probably heard plenty about keeping healthy by eating right, staying hydrated, and getting enough exercise and sleep. But, as you age, have you ever thought about your daily diet and whether you are getting the right amounts of vitamins ... READ MORE
When the light goes on, it’s lights out for a ruinous strawberry pathogen.
Just imagine this: Pulling an ultraviolet lamp behind a tractor out into your farm in the middle of the night, pointing the UV light at the strawberries and zapping ... READ MORE
The Natural Resources Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture sent the following information Feb. 25, re the conservation stewardship program:
For Immediate Release
Contact: Renee Bodine, 352-338-9565
USDA Announces ... READ MORE
Blog by Morgan Pinkerton and Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County
What is an invasive weed?
There are a lot of weeds out there! Some are more problematic than others, but not all of them are invasive. Invasive weeds are plants ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. – In order to improve photosynthesis in plant leaves, two University of Florida scientists will study their roots and stems.
More specifically, Christopher Vincent and Fred Gmitter hope to find the optimal relationship ... READ MORE
BY RUTH BORGER
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- A new opportunity for Florida’s small and medium-sized produce farmers will become a reality with the support of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Outreach Program (FSOP) grant designed to produce ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE
The deadline to apply for the WHIP+ program (crop losses associated with Hurricane Michael) is October 30, 2020. See the press release from USDA below for more info.
USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit
Wildfire, ... READ MORE