Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves.
Hurricane ... READ MORE
When trying to find the perfect outdoor activity for children, consider container gardening. There are many benefits to kids gardening from the educational to the physical benefits. But one of the best things is your kids will love it! It ... READ MORE
Florida's climate is characterized by wet and dry seasons with rain predominantly occurring between the months of June through October. The average amount of rain for Lafayette County is 55-56 inches per year. The oldest official rainfall ... READ MORE
In 2018 Florida farmers planted over 115, 000 acres of cotton with over 5,000 acres in the Suwannee Valley area. Cotton production has a long history in our area and we are seeing renewed interest in this crop.
If you go back 100 years ... READ MORE
Since 1993, the Lafayette County Extension Office has hosted a Farm Judging and Farm Manager Contest. Over the 26 years, over 5,000 youth have participated. FFA and 4-H members from 16 different schools and clubs test their judging and farm ... READ MORE
Florida Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training Video - Lafayette County Extension Office Friday, March 16th from 10:00 am - Noon
In a recent ruling from EPA, "Auxin Specific Training" is now required before anyone uses a dicamba ... READ MORE
The 42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the 4th District Community Center near Branford, Florida. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with an optional pesticide training for producers ... READ MORE
No matter ones feelings on tobacco, its production has a long history in the Suwannee Valley Area. Since the 1920's, this area has consistently produced some of the highest yielding and finest quality tobacco in the world. Although planted ... READ MORE
Do you or someone you know have arthritis? Most of us know someone personally, mainly relatives, that struggle with arthritis every day. Many people with arthritis pain or limitations may think that they have to give up gardening activities. ... READ MORE
Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers' approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer. With almost five years of experience ... READ MORE