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IFAS seeks input on urban agriculture issues, priorities


May 26, 2021

The UF/IFAS College of Agricultural Life and Sciences sent the following request May 26, re an urban agriculture survey: Tell us about your urban agriculture needs, barriers, and opportunities. Dr. Catherine Campbell at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Fruits, Pgm_Admin, Urban Ag, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables
Frog Song farm field manager Jaime Panzo bundles carrots. [CREDIT: US Dept. of Agriculture]

NRCS sets workshop for financial, technical aid for ag producers


May 26, 2021

The Natural Resources Conservation Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture sent the following information May 26, re the conservation stewardship program: For Immediate Release Contact: Renee Bodine, 352-338-9565 Workshop Explains NRCS ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, NRCS, Pgm_SWCD, Producer, SCWD, Soil And Water Conservation District, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, USDA
Agriculture equipment operators work in a field. [CREDIT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

Aid available for farmers, ranchers to conserve natural resources


October 8, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a Nov. 20 deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Icentives Program (EQIP), a federal effort to encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Information was disseminated ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources
Tags: Ag, Conservation, Environment, Eqip, NRCS, Pgm_SWCD, Programs, Soil And Water Conservation District, SWCD, USDA

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
food labeling illustration

EVENT: Lost in label-land? We can help.


September 9, 2019

Organic. Free range. Natural. USDA certified. Grown locally. Cage free. NSF. FSIS. Choice. Prime. Locally sourced. Get dizzy trying to keep up with – let alone make sense of – the array of labels and acronyms and designations on the foods ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Event, Food, Free Range, Label, Natural, Organic, Pgm_Ag, USDA
Farmers discuss activity during a workshop

SW Florida Small Farmers Network meets March 13 at Jubilee


March 4, 2018

Join us for a special March 13 meeting of the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network at Jubilee Farm in Bradenton, and learn how farmer-to-farmer networks can help you. Farmer-to-farmer networks, like the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Farmer-to-farmer Education, Jubilee Farm, Local Farmers, Network, Pgm_Ag, Regenerative Food Forest, SFAE, Small Farms And Alternative Enterprises, Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network, SW FL Small Farmers Network, SWFSFN

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