SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida. At this point, it’s too early to tell where Ian will make landfall, and this means that we all have to be on the ... READ MORE
September 18-24 is National Farm Safety and Health Week.
Agriculture is one of our nation’s most important industries. It’s also one of the most hazardous. In 2020, 511 people died on the job while working in agriculture, forestry ... READ MORE
Your county UF/IFAS Extension office houses agents with expertise in many different fields; depending upon your needs and interests, you may be familiar with some of our agents, but not others. This is the first in a series that will explore ... READ MORE
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, ... 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
March 22 is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the role U.S. agriculture plays in providing us with safe and nutritious food in abundance.
I’d like to focus on that word “abundance” for a moment. We are ... READ MORE
March 15-17 UF/IFAS Extension is holding its 4th Annual Florida Extension Business Professionals Conference. The purpose of the conference is to bring Extension support staff together from across the state to the UF campus in Gainesville for ... READ MORE
February 28 - March 4 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week, and UF/IFAS Extension agents throughout Florida have been raising awareness about invasive species and how we can limit their impact on our state’s economy, our natural ecosystems ... READ MORE
Thursday, February 17 is Gator Nation Giving Day, when University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends worldwide all get a chance to Stand Up & Holler.
One thing I’ve learned from my travels around the ... READ MORE
Friday, February 4 is National Homemade Soup Day. UF/IFAS Extension is celebrating by using social media to share recipes, cooking tips and information about soup nutrition, locally sourced meats and produce, and safe food preparation.
With ... READ MORE