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Category: Professional Development

HORTICULTURE PUSHES FORWARD: IN-PERSON PROGRAMMING DURING COVID-19

M. Pinkerton, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL; L. Felter, UF/IFAS Mid Florida Research and Education Center, Apopka, FL; H. Wooten, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL; B. Moffis, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, Tavares, FL; G. Ricketts, UF/IFAS… Read More

TITLE 1 PARENT WORKSHOPS – IT TAKES A VILLAGE

J.Rodriguez, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, J. Anderson, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County,  T. Silvasy, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, LuAnn Duncan, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County. Situation: As the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed hospitals and claimed lives, households also struggled to cope with… Read More

EXPANDING PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES THROUGH SUSTAINABLE STATEWIDE AGENT COLLABORATIONS

V. Zabala, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL; L. Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL; S. Fundingsland, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County, Naples FL; K. Griffin, UF/IFAS Extension, Suwannee County, Live Oak, FL; T. Leigh, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier… Read More

SUCCESSFULLY TAKING THE CENTRAL FLORIDA CISMA GRASSES WORKSHOP VIRTUAL

T. McIntyre, and M. Pinkerton UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation: The Central Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CFCISMA) membership is made up of land managers, Fl. Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services pesticide license holders,… Read More

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot of the time… Read More

2021 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Awards

The UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering department honors our alumni and friends who work to further enhance our discipline and industry. Please join us in congratulating our 2021 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Award recipients. Read more about… Read More

Farmer-Led Cooperatives and Farm to School Procurement

One feature of the Farm to School (F2S) program is the purchase of food from local farms for cafeteria service. Florida's climate and year-round production provide opportunities to expand F2S. These conditions introduce exciting possibilities for small- and… Read More

Food and Resource Economics Advisor Receives Professional Award

Danielle Shu, academic advisor for the UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED), recently received the Region III William Leftwich Outstanding New Professional Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). The award was presented virtually… Read More

Students Fostering Philanthropy for Future CALS Gators

Transitioning from high school to college can be a daunting task, but having the support of current CALS students can make navigating the first year exciting. As a way to welcome incoming CALS students and lessen financial burdens… Read More