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Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Avocado Day 2022

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July 20, 2022

National Avocado Day is July 31, 2022, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. We can also ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Avocado, Guacamole, July31, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious
potted plants at one Martin County nursery sit in flood waters from Tropical Storm Eta

Martin County Producers and Tropical Storm Eta


November 18, 2020

Farmers, ranchers, nursery growers, and other agribusinesses face difficult challenges in keeping their operations profitable, especially through hazardous weather events. UF/IFAS Extension offers resources for agribusinesses in reporting damage, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Flood, Martin County, Tropical Storm Eta, UF/IFAS Extension

Using Zoom in our New Digital World

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May 15, 2020

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings. Creating ... 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, Welcome, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Covid19, How To, Meetings, Virtual Meetings, Zoom

2020 National Cover Crop Survey – Farmer Input Needed by April 12, 2020


April 9, 2020

As we approach the end of the growing season here in South Florida, now can be a good time to think about planting summer cover crops. University of Florida researcher, Dr. Danielle Treadwell, shares that there is currently a real need to hear ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Cover Crop, Martin County, Soil Health, UF/IFAS Extension

Outlets for Local Produce


April 7, 2020

During the pandemic, many of our local producers have had difficulty finding outlets to sell their produce, while distributors, institutional buyers, food banks, and others may need produce. Listed below are opportunities that may be of help ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Martin County, Produce, UF/IFAS Extension

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

Minor Wind and Rain, Storms Still Hurt Growers


September 19, 2019

In Martin County, Hurricane Dorian brought a potential for Category 5 storm force winds, rain, and storm surge. Nursery, vegetable, aquaculture and other growers facing storms like Dorian must prepare for the worst. Preparation and recovery ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Horticulture
Tags: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Hurricane Dorian, Martin County, South

Hurricane Preparation for Commercial Nurseries


August 30, 2019

As our oceans warm, hurricanes are becoming more intense and slower-moving, resulting in greater potential damage from heavy winds and flooding. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Southeast Climate Hub developed a series of guides specifically ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Preparedness, Martin County, Preparedness, Safety, Storms, UF/IFAS Extension

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