Tag: extension

Gulf oil spill specialist more than getting her feet wet

link to video: https://youtu.be/6HAVS5ex8tU GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Florida Sea Grant’s new Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist, Monica Wilson translates oil spill science to Gulf Coast residents and stakeholders. Her audiences include commercial, recreational and for-hire fishermen,… Read More

UF/IFAS offers “How to Start a Food Business in Florida” workshop for entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Have you been thinking of turning your grandma’s delicious cake recipe into a cake-selling business?  Or maybe all your friends have told you that you should bottle your homemade organic salsa and sell it? Soo… Read More

UF/IFAS, Immokalee officials are working together to get residents moving and eating healthy

IMMOKOLEE, Fla. — Adelaida Rodriguez, 34, walked quickly along North 1st Street in Immokalee recently, keeping up with her three sons, ages 8, 6 and 4, as they rode their bikes to Ciclovia Immokalee!, what is becoming a… Read More

UF/IFAS Lawn and Garden Fest slated for Saturday, March 14

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for spring’s arrival, Lawn and Garden Fest returns to the University of Florida campus on Saturday, March 14, to offer residents free advice and information to help them beautify their yards. It… Read More

UF/IFAS part of new website showcasing land-grant university impacts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To help inform agricultural producers, policymakers and the public about its accomplishments, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is contributing to a new website, http://landgrantimpacts.org, that showcases projects by research and… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension working to help farmers and ranchers keep it all in the family with AgSave$ Program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For Marianna farmer and rancher Ken Barton, the combination of business and family is more than just a balancing act – it is his livelihood. Barton is 10 years away from retirement, and concerned about… Read More