APOPKA, Fla. – When Imogene Yarborough and her husband Ed started ranching in Seminole County in 1954, they foresaw a legacy of agriculture for their future generations.
“We raised our four children with the guiding principle that this ... READ MORE
By Rebecca Burton
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With the intense heat and humidity of summer behind us, now is a great time to spruce up your garden with lots of fall veggies, flowering annuals and perennials, says a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE
WHO: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Bay County.
WHAT: Air Potato Challenge and Species Awareness workshop. The event will include exhibits, and distribution of air potato leaf ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers. Earth Day, April 22, is a great ... READ MORE
FELLSMERE, Fla. – Kimberly and George Vecchio wanted to reinvent their 20-acre farm near Vero Beach from mostly animals to produce so they could start a food business. Though George had been a gourmet chef for more than 20 years, they didn’t ... READ MORE
UF highlights battles against pests during National Invasive Species Awareness Week
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida agriculture loses an estimated $179 million annually to invasive species. This comes as no surprise to researchers with the University ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida IFAS Extension has teamed up with Virginia Tech to offer free bacteria testing for well users affected by Hurricane Irma. So far, five counties—Lee, Pasco, Marion, Sarasota and Clay—are participating.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Hundreds of residents are lining up for assistance from FEMA now that Hurricane Irma has come and gone. But, many may be turned away for not having proper documentation or information.
“We want to help as ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Hurricane Irma has done her worst, and now residents are left to pick up the pieces. But, help is available if residents act quickly, said Gene McAvoy, University of Florida IFAS Extension Hendry County director.
“While ... READ MORE