The Osceola County Fair is here! The Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show and Osceola County Fair is held February 12-21st. The Osceola County Fair is a great place to come out and support Osceola County 4-H and FFA members who work very hard all ... READ MORE
Brown Patch is a major disease that affects warm turf grasses in our area. The disease is most prevalent between November and May when temperature is below 80-degree.
Fahrenheit.Turfgrasses such as St. Augustine grass, zoysiagrass and bermudagrass ... READ MORE
For many homeowners, watering is a way of life. Central Florida is experiencing a mild winter. During winter, the grass is not actively growing and does not need as much water as during the Spring/Summer growing season. Irrigating the lawn once ... READ MORE
In weeks to come we will experience Increased temperature which will accompany by increase weed pressure in our landscapes. In the past week or so, UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County is getting many questions on weeds. Questions include; ... READ MORE
Water is essential to life on this planet. It is not only essential for humans, but plants and wildlife rely on it for survival as well. You probably remember learning the water cycle, but did you know you’re currently standing in a watershed?
The ... READ MORE
If you have some kitchen skills and are looking for a way to make some money, a small-scale food business might pay off.
Florida’s Cottage Food Law allows you to make certain foods in your home kitchen to sell without registering your kitchen ... READ MORE
What is a hydroponic system? How does it differ from traditional growing of plants? How can we try it at home? Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Sustainable Ag and Food Systems Agent in Seminole County, Dr. Morgan Pinkerton to give an introduction ... READ MORE
Preservation of agricultural land is crucial. Annually, one million acres of farmland are converted to nonfarm uses. Most of the conversion happens in metropolitan counties where four out of five Americans live. Urban agriculture is an emerging ... READ MORE
Big jackets and hot chocolate is a sign of winter weather in Florida, but this time of year can also bring additional challenges for horse owners. During these cooler weather months horses can decrease their water consumption amount due to colder ... READ MORE
Water Wednesdays in December will focus on Urban Agriculture. Last Water Wednesdays, Dr. Catherine Campbell gave an overview and discussed the benefits and risks of urban agriculture.
What is Urban Agriculture?
There is no standard definition ... READ MORE