Are you looking for a scary pumpkin this Halloween…a small pocket pumpkin you can hide in your costume or a giant 45-lb pumpkin to carve and greet trick-or-treaters. Lake May Farms is your local one-stop shop for fresh U-pick pumpkins and ... READ MORE
Once a year in AUGUST, fresh muscadine grapes fill the vines in Putnam County and some generous farmers allow folks to come out and admire and taste their year-long efforts. These plump, sweet, colorful, tasty treats require lots of water, ... READ MORE
When you read the word “bee,” what comes to mind? Is it an image of a honeybee? If so, you are in the company of most people. Not many would argue the sweet benefits of this insect. However, for me, I picture the clumsy, round bumblebee. ... READ MORE
What is Cracker Day?
After two years’ hiatus due to some creepy crawly virus, Cracker Day returns with a vengeance. Where else can you go to eat beef that’s been slow-grilled over Blackjack oak all night long, enjoy professional bull ... READ MORE
A colorful array...
Like Joseph's coat of many colors, what better vegetable to brighten up your Thanksgiving meal! Orange, white, yellow and purple-flesh sweetpotatoes are coming out of the ground in Live Oak, Hastings, and Fort Pierce at ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS hosted the first Tri-County Agricultural Area 4-H Drone Camp during the Summer of 2021. The camp was graciously sponsored by the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District and so the host location was the UF/IFAS Putnam County ... 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
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