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
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
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
I’m almost sure that the last time you put your socks on, bit into a slice of pizza, munched on some popcorn, or relished a mouthful of cool, refreshing orange juice, the last thing on your mind was the power of flowers.
Flowers? Yes, flowers!
The ... READ MORE
Got a bee in your bonnet to raise honeybees? We can help, with our "Rules and Regulations of Beekeeping" webinar, set for Aug. 18.
In this free, quick webinar, set for 7-7:30 p.m., we'll provide you information and insight about the rules ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... 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
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
The next Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network meeting is planned for 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Feb. 25. The event will take place at the True Blue Winery and Bistro, in Davenport, and feature a tour of the winery and discussion about establishing ... READ MORE
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