This workshop will provide valuable information to students
interested in joining USDA’s diverse career opportunities. Special attention will be given to understanding upcoming vacancy announcements and writing federal resumes.
Live Demo and discussion of Ganinimobile (a mobile application and cloud based service ) solution for Agriculture" by Professor Subramanian Viswanathan, who has developed and utilized these apps for Tea, Coffee, and Multi Crops Field Data Acquisition and management. Located in GC 271B
Catalyst for Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture (CASA)
The Florida International University’s Veteran and Small Farmers Outreach Program (VeSFO) is an important initiative of the newly established Catalyst for Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture (CASA). This program is looking to enhance the sustainability of farm operations of veterans, socially disadvantaged, and new farmers in South Florida. The program is funded by the USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach under the 2501 Program for Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran farmers.
Laurel Wilt is a vascular disease that poses a threat to
Florida’s multimillion avocado industry. At FIU, researchers
are working on a combination of drones and disease-
detecting dogs to identify sick tress. This innovative
strategy could be key in stopping the spread of the disease.
Have you ever wanted to learn about bees, get inside a beehive and learn how it all works? This is your chance!
Florida International University’s Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach (VeSFO) Program is proud to partner with Kim and John Gentzel to bring this informative workshop where you will learn the ins and outs of beehives, the essentials of beekeeping, and how to successfully incorporate honey to
your farm operation. Join us!
Please make sure you join us this Friday at 11am in ECS 143 for our first Agroecology seminar for this semester. Dr. Cristina Ugarte Whelan will present "Ethnopharmacology of Plants Used as both Food and Medicine"
Everyone needs a farmer at least 3 times a day, but is everyone your client? Come learn to identify your niche, and how to build a brand that fully represents your product! The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach Program (VeSFO) is excited to host Yeager and Sherburne CPA LLC for this month’s workshop! Come join us for Marketing 101: establishing your brand.
Fruit & Spice Park - 24801 SW 187 Ave, Redland FL 33031
a celebration of all local things edible, green, and growing.
Heirloom Tomato, Herb & Veggie Seedlings
Fruit Trees * Park Tours *Giveaways
Local Food * Chefs’ Cookoff Challenge * Music
Demos * Workshops * Park Tours * Kid Stuff
Get Fresh Access Bucks -up to $20- for SNAP purchases including seeds & food plants
This year’s event benefits the Redland Farm Life Culinary Center Project
We are fortunate with wonderful weather that is ideal for growing many different crops, but our climate makes South Florida a great place for pest to proliferate. Do you know the threats to your farm?
The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach Program (VeSFO) is excited to host Cristina Urbina from USDA’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service (APHIS) for this month’s workshop! Come join us for Threats to South Florida Agriculture: Invasive Species
VeSFO is excited to host Gabriela Guzman, from the Jupiter Circle, for our next workshop where you can learn the tricks to using social media as a powerful business tool. Join us for Marketing and Social Media: Attracting Millennials