Florida’s climate is unique and robust in the fact that we can plant and harvest year-round. However, there are some plants that thrive best in the right conditions. Our fall growing season runs from September to February with our spring growing ... READ MORE
August is National Water Quality Month, which means it is a great time to learn a little bit about the water in our area and actions we can all take to ensure our waterways are clean and healthy.
The Clean Water Act was passed in 1972, ... READ MORE
Sea turtle nesting season in Flagler and Volusia Counties spans from May 1 to October 31. As we start to see more nests marked off on the beach, your best bet will be that they belong to a loggerhead sea turtle. Florida is the epicenter of ... READ MORE
June 8 is World Ocean Day! The UN officially recognized World Ocean Day in 2008 to cultivate public interest in the protection of our oceans. I hope you celebrate by spending some time near the ocean and by learning more about the importance ... READ MORE
Hurricane season is here and preparing for the 2022 hurricane season is more challenging than ever due to a prediction of an above-normal season, supply chain issues, and raising supply and fuel costs. To combat these challenges, it is important ... READ MORE
In a 2021 in-service-training, Scholarship in Extension 2.0 Virtual Workshop, the Central District Regional Specialized Agents (RSAs) and Associate District Extension Director (DED) reviewed program development implementation and evaluation, ... READ MORE
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
Plant samples are the most efficient way to detect disease and pest issues. Plant samples will display infection symptoms on fruit, leaves, stems, and roots that coincide with a specific disease and/or pest. Providing your local extension agent ... READ MORE
Podophobia - fear of feet. This phobia is rarely so severe that it should require specialist help. However, in very mild forms, it is most commonly just not wishing to be near or even looking at other people's feet.
I wonder....does this ... READ MORE
The purpose of plant and soil sampling is to identify what nutrients are prevalent or lacking that the plant or soil may need to thrive. Plant infection can be a result of diseases, pests, lack of nutrients from soils, and simply being planted ... READ MORE