Panama City will be abuzz with bee enthusiasts when the University of Florida’s Bee College returns to the Florida Panhandle this summer.
The two-day educational experience for beginner to advanced beekeepers will be at the Florida State ... READ MORE
From avocado to zucchini, Florida is home to around 300 unique agricultural commodities. When the premier UF/IFAS tasting showcase, Flavors of Florida, returned May 5 to the Champions Club at UF’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, it put many ... READ MORE
An estimated 2.5 million Floridians rely on private wells for home drinking water, according to the Florida Department of Health (FDOH). These systems are sensitive to environmental changes, like flooding, and owners are responsible for the ... READ MORE
The 2022 Spring Festival of Flowers kicks off April 1 at the shared campus of the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) and Pensacola State College in Milton.
The weekend-long event draws visitors from near and far with ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Flavors of Florida, the premier UF/IFAS tasting showcase, returns to the University of Florida campus in 2022. The May 5 event, hosted in the Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, will be from 6 to ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida will hold its second Ram Test and Sale this year and interested participants must register by May 1.
The Ram Test and Sale is part of a program to grow the sheep and goat industries in the Sunshine ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come.
Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE
The first “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” of 2022 will discuss growing tomatoes, live on Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central.
Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive.
Zoom requires pre-registration, ... READ MORE
Horseshoe crabs are a vital part of Florida’s coastal ecology.
Their eggs are a major food source for shorebirds migrating north as well as many fish species.
A statewide Horseshoe Crab Watch is expanding into Miami-Dade County and ... READ MORE
Over 45,000 pounds of peanut butter have now been sent out to local food banks statewide following the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge, an effort led by the Cooperative Extension offices of UF/IFAS and Florida A&M University (FAMU) in partnership ... READ MORE