October marks the end of most fertilizer restrictions in the Tampa Bay area. Most “summer bans” restrict the application of nitrogen and phosphorous from June 1st through September 30 during the rainy season. During the summer ban other ... READ MORE
Fertilizer can help plants grow but can also have adverse effects on the environment. Be sure to apply best management practices when fertilizing to optimize your plant health without harming our water bodies. Watch the recording of our How ... READ MORE
The semi-tropical climate of central Florida typically produces a warm dry season between March and June. It is at this time of year we are most likely to experience a prolonged period of very low rainfall which stress trees and shrubs. Numerous ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Lenders use mortgage ratios to determine how much they will allow for a home loan. The ratios are a good starting point, but can lead to trouble if that is all you consider.
The front-end ratio compares gross monthly income and percent that ... READ MORE
by Jackie Hunter
Extension Faculty, Youth and Adult
Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
EFNEP, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, is a federally funded educational program conducted through the Cooperative ... READ MORE
Every year, the first full week in August marks National Farmer’s Market week. What a great time to check out the markets we have available here in Tampa Bay. Farmer’s markets are a great place to access affordable fresh foods as well as ... READ MORE