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Signs of the Season Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Mushrooms an Important Part of Florida’s Agriculture by ERIKA ALDRICH Many crops are grown year-round in The Sunshine State, and mushrooms are one of those delicious examples of Florida produce

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Fighting Disease

Newest Tool May Be Found in Citrus Microbiome  by RUTH BORGER, UF/IFAS correspondent The next key to winning the battle against citrus diseases such as citrus canker may be in

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Stepping Up

Senior Beef Ambassador Takes On Challenge of Awareness, Education   by TERESA SCHIFFER   Emile Limoges didn’t grow up on a cattle ranch, but the 17-year-old high school student has

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Florida Roots

St. Cloud’s Deseret Cattle & Citrus Wins 2021 BQA Cow-Calf Award provided to CENTRAL FLORIDA AG NEWS “A Florida cowboy is different than a western cowboy – we all do

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No Rest for the Weary

Inflation and Supply Challenges Are Tough, but Those in Florida Ag Industry Are Tougher  by PAMELA PALONGUE   With the Consumer Price Index measuring inflation at 5.4% in July, Bloomberg

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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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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

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Guidance for Small Farmers

Help Us Welcome New Extension Agent Luis Rodriguez Rosado by TERESA SCHIFFER The UF/IFAS Extension Polk County office has a new agent, and he’s excited to help farmers and growers

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Home-Grown Taste

Weeki Wachee Distillery Offers Tours, Tastings, Outdoor Fun by PAUL CATALA photos by Jessica and Bobby McDonald The Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area is known around Florida and beyond as a