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Category: Professional Development

Agricultural Education and Communication Student to Serve as Agriculture Future of America Ambassador

By Megan Karlin, Agriculture Future of America Kansas City, MO – From Panama City, Florida, Kayla Bashore is motivated and determined to make a positive impact on the world. As a junior at University of Florida studying agricultural… Read More

Online CEU opportunities for license renewal

There are multiple ways in which you could earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) to renew your pesticide license online. You can visit any of the websites below for online CEUs: University of Florida Online CEUs through the IFAS… Read More

S.H.E. IS: Maria Gaetana Agnesi, the nine-year-old Advocate for Women’s Education

When Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) gave her Academic Oration in Which It Is Demonstrated That the Studies of the Liberal Arts by the Female Sex Are by No Means Inappropriate, she was only nine-years-old. Something uncommon for anyone… Read More

What is wrong with the Sabal palm?

It’s difficult to believe that our state tree, Sabal palmetto, is presenting some difficulties. For me, Sabals are a bullet proof plant, until recently… What is the culprit? Lethal bronzing disease (LBD)! It used to be called Texas… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Office CLOSED

  The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color,… Read More

Recursos Educativos para Agricultores en la Florida

Agricultura La agricultura es una profesión que necesita ser atendida todos los días. En estos momentos de aislamiento social nuestros agricultores continúan trabajando duro para proveer alimentos a cada hogar, de manera segura y de alta calidad. Independientemente,… Read More

Pesticide CEU’s Available Online

Recently, all UF/IFAS Extension person-to-person meetings have been rescheduled for a later date.  Due to health concerns, there will be no in-person Pesticide Training nor Pesticide Applicator Exams until further notice.  If your license is set to expire… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More