Category: Events

UF/IFAS to hold sustainable agriculture network kickoff event

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will be hosting an upcoming sustainable agriculture networking and outreach event on Monday, September 19 from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Frog Song Organics (4317 NE U.S,… Read More

Creating Kid Locavores

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One of the best part of my job at GCREC is hosting tour groups from local schools.  We recently had the opportunity to entertain a group of 45 STEM students from a local school, R. Bruce Wagner, and… Read More

UF/IFAS event unveils latest turfgrass research

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will showcase the latest turfgrass research June 15 at the twenty-second annual UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Turfgrass Field Day and Expo. The UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center… Read More

GCREC Bug Week 2016

For the past month, I have asked our staff to bring me whatever bugs they might find on our 475-acre farm.  This is a very busy time for our faculty and staff, so I only received a few… Read More

Youth take the plunge into fish anatomy, environmental stewardship

Posted by Michelle Atkinson, Environmental Horticulture Agent Can you tell me how old a fish is just by looking at a slice of bone? That’s one question youth will learn how to answer in the Manatee Marine Explorers… Read More