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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Are Your Youth Learning…or Memorizing?

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – A short while ago I was speaking to a good friend while commuting home from work.  We began sharing stories of being a young-professional in the field of education, including the… Read More

Let the Power of the Sun Restore Your Garden Soil

Written by  Philippe Bilger, Master Gardener Volunteer For many living in South Florida, summer is the time to enjoy the sun and the fun activities available to us. Due to the heat and humidity during… Read More

Emotion Myths vs. Facts for Youth

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BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Life is emotional. The loss of a loved one, finding the love of your life, meeting your children for the first time, all are examples of incredible emotional extremes the average… Read More

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

Using Facts: Tips For Communicating With Young Minds During A Global Pandemic

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – During this unique time in history, it is important to stick to the facts when speaking to one another, and especially the young minds of today. “The world’s greatest leaders and… Read More