Youth Potato Project Plants Seeds of STEM Careers

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By: Samantha Grenrock, 352-294-3307, grenrosa@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When the Flagler County 4-H members started growing their own potato plants at home, they were a little worried at first. “They would come to me and say, ‘I don’t see any potatoes on my plant. What’s wrong?’” said Amy Hedstrom, a Flagler County 4-H youth development agent with the University of …

Hastings Preseason Potato Workshop

Josh McGill potato

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Services (UF/IFAS) Tri-County Agricultural Area Extension Agent and Specialist Team will hold a Preseason Potato Workshop at the Hastings Agricultural Extension Center Conference Room on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This workshop is intended for potato growers in Northeast Florida and will feature hands-on demonstrations. A highlight …