GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Farmers markets have been growing in popularity throughout the last decade as consumers discover the benefits of buying farm-fresh food directly from small-scale, local growers. However, increasing popularity has also ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Coyotes were introduced in Florida in the 1920s for hunting and, today, they live in every county in the state and are becoming a nuisance in some areas.
Lisa Hickey, an Extension agent for the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE
IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- University of Florida Agricultural Economist Fritz Roka is putting into action the adage “When you know better, you do better.”
Roka and his team from UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are leading ... READ MORE
LIVE OAK, Fla. --- In between seasons of corn, peanut, and cotton, North Florida farmers were interested in growing a rotation crop that could withstand the wilting heat of summer and be harvested by machine.
So, since 2011, University of ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- With deer hunting season under way in the state, University of Florida Extension Agent Derek Barber has some tips for North Florida hunters on planting the right forages in food plots to help attract deer and wild turkey. ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the early 1900s, every farmer and rancher in Florida knew their county Extension agent by name: It was the person from the University of Florida who taught them the best and latest techniques, and homemakers how to ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As Florida Sea Grant’s new Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist, Monica Wilson translates oil spill science to Gulf Coast residents and stakeholders.
Her audiences ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some people are changing their attitudes about the meat industry after taking the popular online course, “The Meat We Eat.”
The course, intended to give the consumer a more educated view of the meat ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- St. Lucie County ranchers have saved an estimated $850,000 a year, thanks to University of Florida experts who taught them how to release a beetle to eat an invasive plant that normally elbows out valuable ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Have you been thinking of turning your grandma’s delicious cake recipe into a cake-selling business? Or maybe all your friends have told you that you should bottle your homemade organic salsa and sell it?
Soo Ahn, ... READ MORE