Calling all interested biologists, Master Gardener Volunteers, Master Naturalists and interested members of the public with experience identifying Florida's plants and animals!
Do you want to learn about Florida's plants and wildlife ... READ MORE
When I'm involved, there is no typical day at the farm...and that goes for the invasive tegu at the 4-H Farm.
I've known for a while there was a problem with invasive Argentinian black and white tegu in the agricultural areas in western ... READ MORE
Did you know that the chicken has come a long way from the plains of Southeast Asia some seven to ten-thousand years ago, to a sacred animal to the Romans, and finally to household food and agricultural product in modern times?
Chickens, thought ... READ MORE
As an Extension Educator with the UF/IFAS Extension, clients told me many times that the applied pesticides do not work against the targeted pest anymore. In most cases the pesticide applicators blame pesticide failures on the manufacturer. ... READ MORE
That's right. The University of Florida has more than one bat house and occupancy rates are high.
UF is known for its Gators as well as its large occupied bat houses. Campus visitors and everyone living on campus probably heard about the ... 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
Between 600,000 to 800,000 tons of hay are produced every year
Domestic grazing animals such as cattle, horses, and goats require conserved forage to maintain weight and health through winter months when temperatures deter forage growth. Hay ... READ MORE
Dirt is synonymous with filth, clutter, mess, and other descriptors used for things that generally have a negative impact on well being. That being the case, why should 'dirt' be used to refer to one of the most important things to sustaining ... READ MORE