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Native Pollinators: Furrow Bees


August 1, 2023

When you hear the word “pollinator”, what is the first insect that comes to mind? If I had to guess, you would probably say honey bee. European honey bees play an important role in agriculture as pollinators and honey producers, but there ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture
Tags: Bay County, Furrow Bees, Halictid Bees, Halictidae Attracting Native Bees To Your Florida Landscape, Native Pollinators, Sweat Bees

Emergency Loan Programs for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Ian 


October 9, 2022

Last modified: October 9, 2022 10:00 PM Both the state and federal government have emergency loan programs for small businesses impacted by Hurricane Ian. The table below provides basic information on three of the loan programs and links ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Disaster Assistance, Fishery Disaster, Florida DEO, Hurricane Ian, Marine Industry, SBA, SBDC, Small Business, Small Business Administration
Fishery Disaster damage to marina docks and vessels after Hurricane Michael.

Resources for Florida’s Fisheries and Aquaculture Industries Impacted by Hurricane Ian


October 3, 2022

Last modified: October 10, 2022 9:30 PM Hurricane Ian caused significant damage to large parts of Florida and the state’s fisheries and aquaculture industries were particularly hard hit. Several sources are available for industry members ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, U/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Aquaculture, Charterboat, Commercial Fisheries, Commercial Fishing, Disaster Assistance, Fishery Disaster, SBA, SBDC, Shellfish

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

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