Protected vegetable production increases
Production of vegetables in greenhouses and high tunnels is on the rise. In the United States, the acreage of vegetables and herbs grown under protection increased 82% between 2007 and 2017. The number ... 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. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE
How many ways are there to grow a head of lettuce? Besides growing the traditional way in an open field, you can grow lettuce and other vegetables in various soilless, protected systems. Protective structures include high tunnels, greenhouses, ... 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
The Mid-Florida Specialty Crops Conference
is SOLD OUT!!
See you in Apopka on November 6
Unfortunately, there is no more space on this event.
Only registered participants will be allowed.
Look for our next Regional Conference:
April ... READ MORE
October 21, 2015; by Lana Nasser
With November right around the corner, the Mid-Florida Specialty Crop Conference is swiftly approaching. The conference’s keynote speaker needs no introduction. He is a well-known, passionate advocate of sustainable ... READ MORE
By Lana Nasser, Friday Oct 15, 2015
As we come closer to the Mid-Florida Specialty Crop Conference, which takes place on November 6 in Apopka, Florida, we are excited to have such great line of speakers sharing expertise and knowledge with ... READ MORE
Do not miss the opportunity to attend the Shadehouse/Greenhouse demonstrations at the Mid- Florida Specialty Crops Conference on November 6, 2015. www.midfloridaconference.eventbrite.com
At the beginning of the conference speakers Bob Hochmuth ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Extension Team
is proud to present the
An educational event for Florida fruit and vegetable producers on
Friday, November 6, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research ... READ MORE