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Citrus Irrigation and Nutrient Management Workshop Planned for February 8

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — Citrus growers depend on the latest information regarding the best irrigation and nutrition strategies for growing productive trees.  University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will share recent results for optimal… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County

County Extension Departments have a world of knowledge at your fingertips. We are a partnership between the University of Florida (one of Florida’s land grant universities) and the county’s government. In Florida we have 67 counties and all… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Shopping “green” is more than just saving money

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we looked at food safety, starting at the store. Today, in our final (planned) post in the series, we discuss shopping “green.” For our purposes, shopping… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Food safety considerations that start at the store

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we focused on fish and seafood. Today, we’re talking about food safety, starting at the store. Grocery stores are diligent with following food safety protocol. We… Read More

Citrus nutrition and gibberellic acid field day planned December 14

LAKE ALFRED, FLA — Growers can learn more about recent citrus field trials on nutrition and gibberellic acid and their impact on tree health at a field day hosted by UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, Tuesday, December 14. The… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The fish counter

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we zeroed in on meats and deli products. This time, we’re off to the fish case/counter. Fish is a good source of protein. and most seafood… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your health: The meat and deli case

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we checked in on chicken, talked turkey, and pored over poultry. Today, we move on to meat and deli(catessen) area. Let’s start with meats, and a… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Poultry

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we focused on the home pantry. Today, we trek back to the store, hitting the poultry area to talk turkey (and chicken and more). In the… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Keeping a basic, healthy pantry

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we strolled through the breads aisle and bakery area. Today, we’ll tackle the how to stock a pantry. Many households overlook the value of keeping a… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Breads and bakery

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we focused on breakfast cereals, and we’ve covered a good portion of the store. But, we still have a little more to go. And, today, we’re… Read More