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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Preliminary reports in COVID-19 impact survey show effects vary by industry

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As University of Florida economists cross the halfway point in their surveys of Florida’s agriculture and marine industries related to the impacts of COVID-19, initial reports indicate that impacts vary widely across industry types in… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County weed biological control agent projects over the years

Natural resource management has been my area of expertise at the UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County.  Invasive plant management has been a persistent issue needing my attention.  Fortunately for Floridians, UF/IFAS research and extension faculty are working with… Read More

Great Time to Begin a Garden

Call it what you want: Backyard Garden, Victory 2020 Garden, Stress-fighter Garden, Pizza Garden, My Secret Garden.  It will still mean that along with all the great benefits it will also entail daily work, sweat, and scouting for… Read More

Honor Frontliners during National OJ Day May 4, 2020

By Michael E. Rogers Professor and Center Director UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center Florida processes more orange juice than any state in the union. It produces more orange juice that any other country in the world except… Read More

Project Pantry: Baked Spaghetti

This week’s simple recipe is a definite crowd pleaser: baked spaghetti! Ingredients you may need: 1 lb. spaghetti 1 lb. ground beef or other ground meat (optional) Mushrooms (or any veggies you want) 1 jar (16-24 oz.) of… Read More

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless.  Watermelons are listed… Read More

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless.  Watermelons are listed… Read More