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Sustainability in Urban Food Production in Broward County


July 13, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Why is Sustainable Urban Food Production Important? Globally, more than half of the population is living in urban areas that rely upon external supplies of resources, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward, Community Garden, Community Health, Extension, Hydroponics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Farming, Urban Food Systems, Urban Gardening

How Do I Apply for a Pesticide Applicator License?


August 27, 2020

If you are new to the landscaping industry, agriculture, starting a business in pest control, or work for a government, then you may need a pesticide applicator license. Who's in charge? The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FDACS, Licensing, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Licenses

Broward County Master Gardener Volunteers Evaluate UF/IFAS Lettuce Lines Grown Hydroponically


May 26, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Food security is a critical concern as the global population expands, and natural resources dwindle. Smart solutions for more efficient farming, hardier crops, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Work & Life
Tags: Community Garden, Conservation, Food Security, Gallons Of Water, Hydroponics, Kids Grow Food, Lettuce, Lettuce Breeding, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Urban Farms, Urban Food Systems, Vegetables
Happy Ladybugs

Biological Pest Control – IPM cutting edge solutions


May 4, 2020

A Lunch and Learn series presented by: UF/IFAS Extension in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The term Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is multifaceted. One of the components of a good IPM strategy is using Biologicals to control ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife
Tags: Alternatives To Pesticides, Beneficial Insects, Beneficial Nematodes, Biological Pest Control, CEU"S, FNGLA, Insects, IPM, ISA, Ladybugs, Newsletter2, Organic

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
Farm to School

National Farm to School Month in Broward County


January 3, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Director Lorna Bravo Did you know that October is National Farm to School month in Broward County?   The Broward County Commission issued a proclamation to the Davie-based UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward County Urban Farming, Farm To School, Farmers, Growing Food, Kids Grow Food, Master Gardener Program, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Gardening

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