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. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE
As we close out the year and take time to gather with friends and family to celebrate holidays, it’s a natural time for reflecting on all that we are thankful for.
Giving and receiving gifts are likely on the minds of many and it’s a ... READ MORE
Got pesticide pileup?
Have you inherited someone else’s pesticide storage? No worries even if it’s your own! Operation Cleansweep is a great opportunity to properly dispose of pesticides that you may have been putting off dealing ... READ MORE
Does your farm operation employ seasonal, part time or full time workers?
Does your farm operation use pesticides? (Even organic or non-restricted use products count here.)
If you answered yes to the questions above, you need to know ... READ MORE
Do you dream of a small farm side hustle to test your business savvy and open up your financial opportunities for the future?
UF/IFAS Extension has just the guide for you!
The Florida Direct Marketing Handbook is an 88 page full color ... READ MORE
Did you know that in Florida, land used for commercial agriculture may qualify for reduced property taxes? The deadline to file an application for agricultural classification is March 1st. Applications must be submitted to your county property ... READ MORE
The Private Pesticide Applicator License is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) license that allows for the purchase and application of Restricted Use Pesticides needed for the production of an agricultural product. This license covers applications ... READ MORE
The Southwest Florida Small Farm Network is celebrating over ten years of grassroots meetings connecting small and beginning farmers to practical education, resources and community. Howard and Fatima Gill are the adorable couple that will offer ... READ MORE
Do you toss and turn at night wondering if your farm is in compliance with new food safety requirements?
Food Safety is for all Farms
Understanding how new produce food safety regulations under FSMA, or the Food Safety Modernization Act, apply ... READ MORE
A favorite native landscaping plant is being rediscovered as a caffeinated drink, an alternative to the imported tea that 159 million Americans drink every day. We are talking about Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria Aiton), a common landscaping plant ... READ MORE