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Category: Crops

Composting Basics

Jeff Wasielewski
February 9, 2024

If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Of course it does, and I’m sure it’s quite loud. That philosophical question has never held my interest. Now, if you start talking about what happens ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Composting, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture

These Are Not the Pests You’re Looking For

Jeff Wasielewski
January 22, 2024

We want our plants to do their best: to grow, to be healthy, to flourish, to bloom, and in the case of fruit trees, to produce. As the Commercial Tropical Fruit Extension Agent for Miami-Dade County, I am often presented with what the grower ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

Too Much of a Good Thing—Water Wisely

Jeff Wasielewski
November 14, 2023

Death by water intake is a real thing. There are documented cases where people have died from drinking too much water, which is called water intoxication, either because of coercion or drug-induced excess thirst. Mama always said that too much ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Fungi, Rainy Season, Water

Un Vistazo a la Fruta Tropical – Canistel

Jeff Wasielewski
February 27, 2023

por Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vásquez y Jonathan H. Crane Nombre común: Canistel Nombre botánico: Pouteria campechiana Familia: Sapotaceae Variedades recomendables: Fairchild #1, Oro, Trompo, Bruce Acerca de la fruta: La fruta es un color ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

Un Vistazo a la Fruta Tropical – Mango

Jeff Wasielewski
February 23, 2023

Por Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vásquez y Jonathan H. Crane Nombre común: Mango Nombre botánico: Mangifera indica Familia: Anacardiacae Variedades recomendables: Angie, Orange Sherbet, Glenn, Nam Doc Mai, Rosigold y más Acerca de la fruta: ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Fruit, Garden, Landscape, Mango

Un Vistazo a la Fruta Tropical—Jaca

Jeff Wasielewski
November 3, 2022

por Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vásquez y Jonathan H. Crane Nombre común: Jaca Nombre botánico: Artocarpus heterophyllus Familia: Moráceas Variedades recomendables: NS1, J-31, J-30, Gold Nugget Acerca de la fruta: Jaca es la fruta de ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

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