Commercial Fruit Production
This page provides information on commercial fruit production for Orange, Lake, and Marion Counties. If you do not see the information you are looking for, please contact Juanita Popenoe at email@example.com for more information.
As part of Lake County's commitment to public health and safety and to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) UF/IFAS Lake County Extension office (aka the Ag Center) will be open in a limited manner with only a few people allowed in the building at one time to allow for social distancing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Most classes will be provided online and we will respond to any questions via email or phone.
Snout Scale Pest Alert (and photos of many other scale insects for comparison). A new pest to watch out for, especially on citrus.
Strawberry topics from cultural practices to diseases and irrigation are available at UF/IFAS Strawberry Resources
There is a research program on tea, Camellia sinensis, production in Florida.
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
New mandatory posters in Spanish and English regarding Employee Rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act are to be posted for workers immediately through 12/31/2020. Download poster pdf files:
Safety Posters (not mandatory but really useful):
More information on disaster preparedness and resiliency from Southeast Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Annual Stone Fruit Field Day
Program links - by year (canceled for 2020)
Annual Grape Field Day
The office is open for limited walk in visitors at this time. Please feel free to contact Juanita Popenoe at 352-343-4101 ext. 2727, or cell 352-516-6486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and make an appointment or request a site visit.