As we wrap up the old year and before we begin diving into the new year, it is important that we take time to reflect on the highlights of our programing efforts from this past year. These highlights can then be transformed into award winning ... READ MORE
In 2021, St. Johns County was honored to have David and Cristol Lee of First Farm be recognized as the CARES award recipient. Every year, farmers are recognized for their conservation efforts and being stewards of the land. First Farm is located ... READ MORE
Organic crop production is increasing in the tri-county agricultural area, with a healthy abundance of vegetables headed straight to your local grocery stores and retail markets. But what makes your produce "organic?"
When discussing organic ... READ MORE
When is it important to use proper table manners? Always! Proper table manners have a place at the table, no matter where you are, who you are, or who you are with. Manners help us make a good impression and give confidence in social settings. ... READ MORE
Historically, humans and poultry have interacted in many ways beyond owning chickens as farm animals. From domesticated fowl being used for meat and egg production to fancy breeds being shown in competition, ducks, chickens, turkeys, and other ... READ MORE
If you are interested in registering to attend a FREE Beef Cattle Workshop for Beginners on December 15, 2021 from 9 AM - 12 PM at Spring Ranch in Putnam County, contact Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County - Production Ag Agent at ... READ MORE
The holidays can bring tons of joy and cheer with friends and family. It can also bring a lot of high calorie and high fat, holiday foods, drinks, and treats that can derail us from our healthy lifestyle. Now is the time to decide where you’d ... READ MORE
Tis' the Holiday Season and family gatherings are in full swing!
A key part of any holiday table is the centerpiece. Recently, St. Johns County 4-H'ers participated in a demonstrational video where they learned proper table setting and etiquette. ... READ MORE
Cow/calf breeders produce calves that are then grown and harvested to provide a renewable, healthy, nutritious protein source in the form of beef. Feeding cows and heifers that do not produce a calf each year can severely impact the profitability ... READ MORE