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
July 4th is when we celebrate our nation’s independence. There is also a spirit of personal independence that can be found in every American—the freedom to do-it-yourself, learn new things, and follow your dreams.
At UF/IFAS Extension, ... READ MORE
Thursday, February 16 is UF's fifth annual Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler #AllForTheGators!
One thing I’ve learned ... READ MORE
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge. But each summer, members of the Florida 4-H Youth Development ... READ MORE
This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s also the 108th anniversary of an obscure piece of legislation that might also play an important role in your life.
On May 8th, 1914 President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Smith-Lever Act, which ... READ MORE
April 17-24 is National Volunteer Week. What a great opportunity to celebrate the people who lend their time, effort and talents to make a difference in their community! In UF/IFAS Extension, we would be lost without our volunteers. They act ... READ MORE
On January 16, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE