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Easy Math – Can You Do It?

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August 26, 2022

I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Decisions and Change: Applying Forces to Help You Decide

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August 11, 2022

In Extension, and especially in life, we have decisions that we need to make. Many of us typically embrace change or loathe change. Regardless if it is tough or easy, it involves a process of weighing our options (good and bad). I think that ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, , Clubs & Volunteers, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Education and Industry–FNGLA Action Chapter 2/8/22 Event on Alternatives to Glyphosate


January 27, 2022

Horticulture is HUGE in Florida, and FNGLA is the oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida. FNGLA stands for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. With a whopping ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: CEU, Chemical, Education, Fngla, Glyphosate, Grass, Growers, Herbicide, Horticulture, Hwooten, Industry, Industry Update, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Ornamental, Pest Control, Pesticide, Pesticides, Turf

Farm-City Week Breakfast

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November 19, 2021

Here in Extension, we believe in the spirit of the farm. For over 100 years we have been assisting farmers and ranchers, homeowners and organizations grow food. We have the best educational information and research to share to help those folks ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Farm-City, Farm-City Week, Farmers, Local Food, Ranchers

Consider Getting Vaccinated Before the Holiday Season!


August 2, 2021

Think about the holidays this year and have these dates in mind for peace of mind! I think we all need laughter and hugs, a turkey overdose, and some quality family time together spent yelling at the football game on TV. Before that, maybe you ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Covid, COVID-19, Employees, Employers, GI-BMP, Gibmp, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Landscapers, Lanw Maintenance, Lawn, Lawn Maintenance Business, Lawnworkers, PCO, Pest Management, Pesticide Applicators, Planning, Professional, Vaccine

Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida


June 24, 2021

Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Cost Share, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity

Water Wednesdays Recap – Manure Management


November 3, 2020

Water Wednesdays in November focus on Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs). Last week, we invited the Livestock Agent, Caitlin Bainum to give us an overview of manure management. "Adoption of agricultural BMPs is more important than ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Caitlin Bainum, Composting, Livestock, Manure Management, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water, Water RSA, Water Wednesdays, Yilin Zhuang

Watering Systems for Rotational Grazing


March 24, 2020

Rotational grazing is a tool that can help increase forage production and average daily gain. But rotational grazing comes with more management planning. One of the biggest factors that determines the feasibility of rotational grazing is actually ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Agriculture, Average Daily Gain Increase, Forage Production Increase, Livestock, Ocextension, Rotational Grazing, Water

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