For pets, do not leave your animals outside for a long period of time, even if they typically live outdoors. Treat your pets how you would like to be treated. If you are cold, they are cold. If you must leave pets outdoors, reinforce their shelter ... 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
Agriculture is a part of all of us, and Ag Day is a perfect time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture across the state of Florida.
What is 4-H Agriculture Day
4-H Agriculture Day gives 4-H Clubs an opportunity to ... READ MORE
For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods. Most people don't know that there is a major difference between organic, natural and health ... READ MORE
Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees. However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late ... READ MORE
Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts. More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability, and price. Thus, ... READ MORE
Recent years have seen an explosion of products termed "biostimulants". What is biostimulants? Are they a good alternative to traditional chemical products? Due to the recent outbreak of citrus greening in Florida, UF/IFAS has been conducting ... READ MORE
Economists are concerned about the financial health of low-density citrus growers in Florida, due to citrus greening. One of their main concerns is that the average grower is not making a profit, and that small growers are exiting ... 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