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
The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County in conjunction with the St. Lucie County Libraries Paula Lewis Branch will be conducting a lunch and learn presentation entitled “Snakes and Lizards of the Florida Treasure Coast” on February 9, 2022 ... 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 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
In June 2019, Extension Agent Ken Gioeli with the UF/ IFAS St Lucie County Extension conducted the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) Conservation Science advanced special topics course. This course was designed to educate people in the ... 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
At the grocery store you will see different beef labels, like “Grass Fed”, “Grain Finished,” “All Natural,” or “Organic”. There are certain qualifications the animal must meet to receive one of these labels. The United States ... READ MORE