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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

I Ain’t Afraid of No Slime Mold


September 18, 2018

Just when we thought we had our Leon County Extension vermicompost bins all figured out for recycling office food waste with the aid of worms…aliens invaded. I instinctively started looking all over for my “Ghostbusters” proton gun ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Bacteria, Dog Vomit Slime Mold, Edible Slime Mold, Fuligo Septica, Fungi, Myxogastria, Plastid, Protista, Scrambled Egg Mold, Slime Molds, Vermicompost Bins, Worm Bin

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