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Spread the word: Peanut Butter Challenge kicks off Oct. 1

The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to local county… Read More

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year!

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year! Hillsborough County 4-H’ers are resilient!  With so many changes brought on by COVID-19, 4-H clubs held virtual meetings, club leaders made sure everyone participated and felt included, youth did social… Read More

Florida-Friendly Wildflowers 3-part Educational Series

Why Wildflowers? Loss of biodiversity is one of the major threats to the world. Pollen nectar provide food for insects, which help to pollinate our food crops, eat pests, and provide food for other wildlife. You can be… Read More

Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Guacamole Day 2021

National Guacamole Day is September 16, 2021, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe.  Its sweet, spicy, and tasty.  Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part… Read More

Florida citrus growers and stakeholders invited to experimental citrus varieties exhibition drive-through event

FORT PIERCE, Fla.— Florida citrus growers are invited to view which of the new 154 citrus scion and rootstock combinations of grapefruit, pummelo, mandarin, and navel oranges, some of which show early tolerance for the most serious citrus… Read More

Yearning to Learn about Tropical Fruit? Think JAMAS!

Yearning to learn about other fruit alternatives? Think JAMAS: Jackfruit Avocado Mamey sapote Annona Starfruit, plus! Photo 1: JAMAS Fruit The annual Collier County JAMAS class is the brainchild of Dr. “Doug Bug” Caldwell, Emeritus Commercial Landscape Horticulture… Read More

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings

Nature Knowledge is a webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for registration links and past… Read More