All commercial vegetable growers are encouraged to attend the 2015 Spring Field Day that will be held on May 29th at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research Education Center (4253 Experiment Way, Jay Florida). This year’s field day stops… Read More
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4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. It is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, which is a part of the University of Florida IFAS. The Florida Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development program uses… Read More
As the country becomes more health-conscious and concerned about eating habits, an increasing number of schools have embraced the farm to school movement. “Farm to school” refers to programs that encourage agriculture-related education—such as gardening and farm visits—and… Read More
During the last 15 years, high schools students throughout the United States have steadily been gaining more weight. In fact, a 2013 survey revealed about 13% of students were obese and nearly 17% were overweight. With this growth in… Read More
Instead of buying produce from far-away farms, buy locally to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and boost the local economy. While the typical supermarket produce can travel up to 2,000 miles, locally grown harvest only travels about 50… Read More
Whether it’s the needles, time, or even blood itself, less than 10% of the population able to donate blood does so. Even though many feel uncomfortable donating blood, there are almost no risks, except a minor pinch from the… Read More
Have you considered how winter months can present their own specific safety considerations throughout the home? Learn how to protect yourself and your family by minimizing the risk of fires and other hazards. Heating the Home Fireplaces At the… Read More
Don’t let winter’s cold weather freeze your conservation-friendly habits; use the following tips to stay sustainable.
Many people set goals to lose weight in the New Year, but healthy weight loss means adopting better, healthier habits. While improving eating habits or adding exercise can be difficult, setting realistic goals can make changing your lifestyle easier.A… Read More