Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy
Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE
85 guests attended the Cold Tolerant Citrus Production workshop on September 30, 2021, at the Taylor County Extension Office.
Georgia County Extension Agent, Jake Price, ‘New Varieties’ by UF/IFAS Professor of Horticulture Sciences, ... 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
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
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
National Pasture Lease Information
Pasture leasing is an annual expense that needs to be factored into annual budgets. The national average cash rent pasture rates in 2017 are $12.50/acre, which is a decrease of $0.50/acre in comparison of ... 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