Extension Manatee County

Parched Plants: Planting for Drought Tolerance

June 12, 2024

Parched Plants: Planting for Drought Tolerance Once plush, springy, and verdant, leaves unfurled to collect the gift of sunlight. Leaves dancing in their daily rhythm, magically transforming sunlight to sugar, sighing softly in the twilight, ... READ MORE

Category: , Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Climate Zone Change, Drought, Dying Plants, Florida Friendly Landscape, Horticulture, Manatee County, Plant Selection

Shop Local in Manatee County

April 2, 2024

Agriculture has always played a vital role in Manatee County’s economy. With more than 220,000 acres of land dedicated to agriculture production, its economic impact, which is estimated to be about $500 million, is only second to tourism. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Citrus Production, Commercial Fishing, Farms, Livestock, Manatee County, Ornamental Horticulture, Shop Local, Vegetable Crops

Food Delivery Safety

April 1, 2024

With many Americans working longer hours, working side jobs, commuting back to the office, and getting busier in general, people are looking for ways to make their lives easier. This need for convenience has led to a significant increase in ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Deliveries, Food Safety, Foodborne Illnesses, Grocery Deliveries, Restaurant Deliveries, Safety, Subscription Meal Kits, Takeout

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