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Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals


August 24, 2020

Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals UF/IFAS researchers are surveying agricultural professionals on the impact of COVID-19. The intent of the project is to capture the stories within the Florida food ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: COVID-19, Impacts Of Pandemic

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Beat the Heat With a Self-Watering Container Garden


April 22, 2019

Spring is in the air, and that means temperatures are warming up and tank-tops, shorts, and flip-flops will soon be your preferred attire. Once those highs are steadily in the 80s and 90s, any outdoor activity will become coupled with a bottle ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Water
Tags: Container Gardening, DIY, Self-watering, Self-watering Container, Vegetable Gardening

February 5: Get the Scoop on Raised Bed Gardening


January 7, 2019

One of the biggest obstacles a vegetable gardener faces is how to supply crops with healthy soil that can support crop growth all season long. Many native soils in Florida are stripped of imperative nutrients that crops need to grow, are too ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Raised Bed Gardening, Red Hills Small Farm Alliance, Seven Days Of Local Delights

Benefits of Nematodes in Healthy Soil Ecosystems


November 9, 2018

Nematodes. Those microscopic, worm-like creatures that enter or attach themselves to crop roots, pierce root tissue, suck up root juices, and destroy crop yields. But did you know, plant-parasitic nematodes are only a very small fraction ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bacterial Feeding Nematodes, Beneficial Nematodes, Fungal Feeding Nematodes, Insect-parasitic Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita, Nematodes, Nutrient Cycling, Plant Nutrient Uptake, Plant-parasitic Nematodes, Predatory Nematodes, Soil Health, Soil Organic Matter, Steinernema Scapterisci

Spring 2018 Backyard Gardening Series


February 7, 2018

Please join us for the 2018 Spring Backyard Gardening Series! The two-day series is March 6 and March 13, 2018, 5:45-8:00 p.m., at the Leon County Extension Office (615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32301). Registration and payment ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Backyard Gardening Series, Educational Workshop, Leon County Extension, UF/IFAS, Vegetable Gardening

Grow Healthy, Eat Healthy Workshop at Dr. B.L. Perry Jr. Branch Library


February 7, 2018

Did you know if you want to grow tomatoes from seed in North Florida, they need to be planted in winter for success? Join UF/IFAS Extension and the Family Nutrition Program for a free Grow Healthy, Eat Healthy workshop at the Dr. B.L. Perry ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Eat Healthy, Grow Healthy, Leon County Seed Library, Workshop

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