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Category: Natural Resources

UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Legacy Award Grant Winners

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Did you know that In 2019, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Program received the 2019 Master Gardener Legacy Grant award? This award recognizes the importance of… Read More

Indian River County Extension Accepts Peanut Butter Challenge

By Yvonne Florian, Indian River Extension, Program Assistant and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Indian River County Extension has taken up the Challenge!! For the past few years, the UF IFAS Extension offices in the Florida Panhandle, where the country’s second… Read More

This Thanksgiving: Waste Not!

The Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving price survey estimates that Thanksgiving Day accounts for $282 million of uneaten turkeys that end up in the trash. Added to our overall food consumption, we throw away 34 million tons of food… Read More

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week Brazilian Pepper is a category invasive tree, meaning it can spread into undisturbed sites.  It was introduced in the 1800’s from South America, and has quickly spread throughout central and south Florida. … Read More

Sea Grant Notes – Nov 22, 2019

November 22, 2019                                       Sea Grant Notes     2019 HEALTHY BAY REPORT CARD IS OUT https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/escambiaco/2019/11/14/2019-healthy-bay-report-card/.   SHINING A LIGHT ON DEEPWATER HORIZON IMPACTS TO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reached 178 miles of… Read More

There’s Plenty to See, Do, Learn: UF Open House on Dec. 4 Invites Community to Engage with Science

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is committed to discovering science-based solutions that make tangible positive impacts on the lives of people worldwide. On December 4, the South Florida community… Read More