The Cooperative Extension Service is nationwide and was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914. It is a partnership between state land grant universities, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the county governments throughout the nation.
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Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians
Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure of what to do with it and contacting their local UF/IFAS Extension might seem like a logical first step in their quest to find the right fit for their situation
Identificando Anaplasmosis en el Hato de Ganado Bovino
Anaplasmosis (usualmente referido como piroplasmosis) es una enfermedad que afecta a rumiantes causado por una bacteria de la familia de las riketsias. Anaplasma marginale infecta las células de la sangre y típicamente se identifica como problema al ver un cambio de color rojizo en la orina
What's Going on in Florida
Florida Friendly Landscaping: Easy Composting
August 18, 2021 10:00a.m
A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters
Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard
Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida
Take-all root rot, whether you like it or not!
If you have had issues with declining turf during the Summer and early Fall, it could be take-all! Take-all root rot loves to come out to play in the hot, wet Florida Summers and early Fall. Take-all root rot is a disease that is naturally present on the roots of warm season turf, so that means it is probably chillin’ in your Florida yard right now
Live, Interactive, online classes 12:00 p.m
How Much Do You Need to Retire?
Picture your retirement lifestyle. Where would you like to live? Would you like to travel? Leave money to heirs? Reach these goals by taking a few steps