From the Desk of the Director, JP Gellermann
I am a dedicated contrarian (a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion) (for no particular reason in my case). I have steadily opted to stay “old school” in these modern days. I have fought ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Have you ever thought about the value of birds? I mean, the value in dollars. There over 18,000 birds on this planet; all are different and all play a role in keeping Florida ecosystems healthy. They can also keep us and our economy healthy ... READ MORE
We have a serious whitefly issue developing in Florida.
We are having major issues managing 2 whitefly biotypes (B and Q). Both biotypes are referred to as Bemisia tabaci. The Q biotype has now been detected in landscapes.
Bemisia ... READ MORE
Take a break from the heat and attend a 2 hour session to earn 2 pesticide CEUs. Categories include: Aquatic, Private Applicator, Natural Areas, Forestry, Ornamental and Turf, Right-of-Way, Limited Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn and ... READ MORE
We are offering a 2 hour session on Tuesday afternoon from 1 to 3 PM, July 22 that will provide a total of 2 CEUs in several different categories, including Aquatic, Natural Areas, Right-of-Way, Lawn/Turf/Ornamental categories and more.
To ... READ MORE
Hello, members and supporters of the SW FL Small Farmers Network (SWFSFN).
We are pleased to share with you the announcement of an organic farming workshop on April 2, 2014 at Jessica’s Organic Farm in Sarasota County – see flyer below. ... READ MORE
If you come to us from up north, this is the time of year you would normally enjoy vegetable gardening. That’s not usually the case here in Florida. Sure, there’s plenty of sunshine and usually lots of rain… ... READ MORE