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So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series

Are you an avid gardener and looking to step it up a notch? Are your gardening eyes bigger than your dinner plate? If you have ever considered selling your bounty for market, you will certainly need to do your homework! One such step you can take is to attend the UF/IFAS Panhandle Extension Team’s So …

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So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series – February 7

Did you know that Florida’s farmers are an aging group, averaging 57 years in 2002 and 59.8 years in 2012? Also, in Florida, there was an 8% decrease in the number of farms and a 26% decrease in acres of cropland from 2002 to 2012. Additionally, agriculture professionals are actually in high demand. There is …

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Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

  Ginkgo Florida has so much to offer!  It is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches. It has one of the largest agricultural economies nationwide.   But among all these things, Florida is lacking in one area that is very noticeable come fall:  all the beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaf colors that paint …

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UF Survey Shows Most Floridians Want to Know More about Genetically Modified Foods

Fewer than half of 500 Florida consumers surveyed say they would purchase genetically modied food or clothing, even if it cost less or was their favorite food.  Source: UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education. While almost half of Floridians acknowledge buying genetically modified foods, a recent survey by the Center for Public Issues Education in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/01/uf-survey-shows-most-floridians-want-to-know-more-about-genetically-modified-foods/