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August – Link Found Between Organic Acid, HLB

A common symptom of Huanglongbing (HLB) in citrus trees is leaf chlorosis, where the leaves develop yellow blotches. HLB is caused by a bacterium that resides in the plant phloem,

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Stay Alert for Pests Common This Time of Year

Bugs could have a field day this time of year in your lawn and garden if you don’t keep them under control. Here in Central Florida, there is a list

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Charity Auctions Play a Key Role in Fundraising

A price of $54,000 is not much money for a house, car or pickup truck these days. It is five times what my first house cost me. But how about

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Now Is the Time to Stay Ahead of Brown Rot

Florida’s rainy summer season is prime time for root rot, but it’s also the time that brown rot rears its ugly head. A UF/IFAS Tip of the Week shared that

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Hemarthria Grass a Hardy Option for Florida Cattle

  As we have seen throughout this look at foraging stocks, certain types of grass are better suited for certain types of pasture land. And with Florida supporting a wide

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Managing Your Horse in Hot Weather

The Florida summer heat makes things more challenging when caring for and exercising your horse. The same things that you worry about for yourself in the heat are the same

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Signs of the Season

Florida Taps Into the Tropics With Guava by ERIKA ALDRICH Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida Florida is great for an array of tropical fruit crops because of its

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Urging Understanding for Ailing Supply Chain

Are you sick of discussing the pandemic yet? If you’re like me, there’s an immediate answer and a secondary answer. The immediate answer is “Yes!” (And, yes, that exclamation point

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Challenging Conventional Wisdom Uncovers Deeper Truths

One of the jobs of UF/IFAS scientists is to challenge conventional wisdom. You don’t want to bet the ranch on something that only seems true. Facts, empirical evidence and data

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Hitting the Mark

4-H Shooting Clubs Help Keep Life Goals On Target by TIM CRAIG For Diane Sharp and Melissa Stockenberg, the 4-H shooting clubs in Central Florida started out as an activity