Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE
Another year another hurricane season! The season is June 1 to November 31, six long months.
Are you ready for the season? When a hurricane or tropical storm hits, it could cause a lot of stress to you, your family and community. Are you ... READ MORE
One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE
2021 began slowly, but somehow, we are already into the second month! My colleagues at Miami-Dade Eco Adventures are pleased to continue the “Conservation Conversations” webinar series for the winter-spring season, with webinars once a month ... READ MORE
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Farmers
This is a summary of what has been released so far. In this post we covered sections of:
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Assistance to Individuals, Families and Businesses
Families First ... 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.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
How Can a Cold Event Affect your Ornamental Plant in South Florida?
Miami-Dade County is known for its warm weather which allows a huge variety of sub-tropical and tropical foliage plants to thrive.
What Could Happen to your Plants if ... READ MORE
Did you know that the #ornamental #plant industry in south Florida creates almost 40,000 jobs? And one place for you to see why, is the annual TPIE event.
What is TPIE?
The Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) is a place where ornamental ... READ MORE
Have you ever seen a beautiful landscape design and wonder, where do they purchase all those plants? Are they grown locally? and Where can I meet growers in South Florida?
If you live or visit South Florida, you are in luck! Here ornamental ... READ MORE
Today, I have the opportunity to join growers, government representatives and families of Miami-Dade County Agricultural community to celebrate the Dade County Farm Bureau 75th Annual Meeting honoring the 2017 Family of the Year : The Vick Family. ... READ MORE