Want to grow a vegetable garden but don’t know where to start? Raised bed gardens give you the ability to put a garden anywhere you have at least six hours of sunlight and access to water, regardless of your native soil type.
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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
Drop off Opened Suspicious Seed Packages at UF/IFAS Extension Offices
As part of a Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and UF/IFAS Extension statewide collaboration, anyone having suspicious seed packages that have ... READ MORE
Physical activity can improve your health and mental wellness, prevent chronic disease, and help you maintain a healthy body weight! Let’s Walk Florida is a 10-week physical activity education program designed to promote physical wellness ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... 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.
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There’s been a lot of buzz lately about industrial hemp and its possible potential to impact Florida’s agricultural industry. I thought I would share what the University of Florida/IFAS is doing to understand how this crop might grow in ... READ MORE
As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year. Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be aggressive ... READ MORE
Recently, you may have noticed that your azaleas appear stripped of leaves. You get closer and, in fact, the leaves have been chewed right off. If you look carefully, you are likely to find evidence of, or catch red-handed, the azalea caterpillar ... READ MORE
The vegetable garden at the UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Demonstration Gardens is maintained by Master Gardener VegHeadz. The garden and the team were founded in 2011 with the goal of passing on information on research based north Florida gardening ... READ MORE