Andra Johnson

For the Holiday Season, UF/IFAS Extension Offers a Bounty of Lifelong Learning

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December 8, 2023

The holidays are a very busy season for many of us. There are so many things to do together with family and friends, traditions to return to, new things to learn and alternatives to try. Here at UF/IFAS Extension, we’re devoted to the prospect ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Bark Beetles, Bee College, Beekeeping, Demonstration Gardens, Florida Foods, Healthy Eating, Holiday Travel, Holidays, IFAS Bookstore, Mosquitoes, Poinsettias, Purple Sweet Potatoes

The Peanut Butter Challenge—It’s Good to Go Nutty!

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October 2, 2023

Every year in October, people all around Florida go nutty for a good cause.  It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge—an annual food drive to fight hunger. Throughout October, people are encouraged to donate unopened jars of peanut butter to participating ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alan And Cathy Hitchcock Field And Fork Pantry, Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food Pantries, Judy Corbus, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Washington County

After the Storm Passes: What to Do

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September 1, 2023

I hope that you and your loved ones are safe from harm. Early Wednesday morning, Hurricane Idalia made landfall along Florida's West Central Coast as a Category 3 storm. As of Friday, many areas of North Florida are without power, and there ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Recovery, Featured, Hurricane, Hurricane Idalia, Hurricane Recovery, Idalia, Preparedness, Safety, Special Topics, Storm

UPDATE: Preparing for Hurricane Idalia

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August 28, 2023

August 29, 11:15 AM -- The National Hurricane Center has released its latest advisory for Hurricane Idalia: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/#Idalia. Idalia is expected to make landfall early Wednesday morning as a Category 3 hurricane along Florida's ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Featured, Hurricane, Hurricane Idalia, Hurricane Preparation, Idalia, Preparedness, Safety, Special Topics, Storm

Bees Make Honey…and Just About Everything Else We Eat

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August 16, 2023

Saturday, August 19th is National Honey Bee Day. It may be a day off for some of us, but honey bees are busy all the time, gathering nectar for the good of queen and colony. And as they do, they carry pollen from flower to flower, playing a ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Honey Bee Research And Extension Laboratory, Honey Bees, Honeybees, National Honey Bee Day, Pollinators

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