Floridians and visitors to the Sunshine State bake during the summer. Daytime temperatures often soar well into the 90s, and the heat index hovers over 100.
Heat can be so oppressive it causes death, and a new University of Florida report shows ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Organic farming is a multimillion-dollar industry in Florida, with certified organic farms having generated $72.4 million in produce sales statewide in 2016.
To highlight the practice of growing organically, the University ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County will host a free event highlighting water-saving technologies available to agricultural producers and how this equipment has already aided growers in the area.
Irrigating Wisely in Florida’s ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Agriculture, one of the world’s oldest vocations, is also one that continues to reinvent itself with new technology. From the introduction of the steel plow to automated tractors to modern fertilizer applications, technology ... READ MORE