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Got Horse Manure? UF/IFAS Program Offers Composting Solution

Horses may be beautiful animals, but like everyone, they poop. A lot. “A 1,000 pound horse can produce 10 tons of manure and stall waste each year,” said Mary Lusk, assistant professor of soil and water sciences with… Read More

Florida small farms conference slated for July 27-29

Click here for high resolution version. Caption at the bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference is a one-stop shop for anyone who has thought about starting a farm or supporting local foods…. Read More

More Seek the Small-Farm Dream, but Need Help from Friends, Experts Say

By: Stu Hutson – (352) 273-3569 Sources: Robert Hochmuth – bobhoch@ufl.edu, (386) 362-1725 x103 Danielle Treadwell – ddtreadw@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1928 x210 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It wasn’t long after longtime commercial writer Sandra “Sam” Williams and husband… Read More