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Gardening & Time: The Present (Part 3 of 5)


September 13, 2022

It is essential to understand how prior crops affect the present and what actions can be taken to ensure a successful garden. When a gardener or a large-scale grower understands this, they can prepare accordingly and prevent or mitigate the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Food, Fruit, Gardening, Organic, Sustainable, Vegetables

Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida


June 24, 2021

Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Cost Share, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity

Water Wednesdays Recap – Growing Needs in Urban Agriculture


December 15, 2020

Preservation of agricultural land is crucial. Annually, one million acres of farmland are converted to nonfarm uses. Most of the conversion happens in metropolitan counties where four out of five Americans live. Urban agriculture is an emerging ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Fruits & Vegetables, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Cflandscapes, Hydroponics, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Urban Agricutlure, Urban Farming, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang
cool-season forage

More Days on Pasture: Cool-Season Forage Edition


October 12, 2020

Finding ways to extend the grazing season is a top priority for livestock producers in the southeast because grown forages are the cheapest source of feed for our livestock. Slipping into fall means cooler weather, shorter days, and dormancy ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Beef Cattle, Forages, Horses, Livestock, Winter Feeding
Galloping Horses

Hurricane Preparedness for Equine Owners


June 24, 2020

Summer is upon us, which for Floridians also means hurricane season and uncertain weather. Caring for livestock in the event of a major storm can be stressful and unnerving, but having a plan will save some anxiety and you will feel prepared ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Equine, Florida Hurricane Season, Hurricane Preparedness, Livestock

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