This blog was written by Luis Acosta, a 4-H Teen Ambassador in Miami-Dade County.
“Eat Your Greens!” Most people have heard this saying several times throughout their childhood. Leafy greens are good for the human body because of their ... READ MORE
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
There are a ton of internships available for high school students across Miami-Dade County, but not many compare to a 4-H experience like this! Meet the future of Urban Agriculture. Six students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools are spending ... READ MORE
Honey bees, one of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, are incredibly important for food production. However, their swarming behavior can often be misunderstood and cause concern among homeowners and the general public. It's essential ... READ MORE
Sanitation in your workplace
We know that agricultural operations and workers are essential. But now that we might enter a "new normal" phase where we still have to practice sanitation while opening businesses like plant nurseries, farms, gardens ... READ MORE
I have received several questions regarding what to do if you have employees or work with others during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in agricultural operations and related businesses.
While there is plenty of information about how ... 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
The Online Course: Greenhouse 101 course begins June 19, so please sign up in advance so you can begin on time.
To Register: Online Registration . Use this PROMOTIONAL Code for 5% discount: MiamiDade17 in the button on the upper right where ... READ MORE