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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

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

UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Legacy Award Grant Winners


November 29, 2019

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Did you know that In 2019, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Program received the 2019 Master Gardener Legacy Grant award? This award recognizes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Educators, Florida Friendly Landscapes, Food Safety, Master Gardeners, Science, Teachers, Urban Area, Water Conservation, Water Quality

Art in The Garden


September 7, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Come and learn about the importance of having a Florida-Friendly butterfly garden in your backyard. Learn the vital role our local pollinators ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beehouses, Butterflies, Florida Friendly Landscapes, Rain Barrels, Water Conservation

Benefits of Conducting a BioBlitz


September 3, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo Every year, 100 citizens will engage in citizen science for biodiversity, by enrolling in BioBlitzes in South Florida. Every year, 25 UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, BioBlitz Benefits, Broward Parks, Citizen Science, Conservation, Ecology, Inaturalist, Landscape Ecology, Natural Conservations, Parks, Science, Urban Area, Urban Forest, Urban Horticulture

Florida-Friendly Landscaping: Adopting Water-Conservation Practices with Rain Barrels


July 1, 2019

The article was written by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Horticulture Extension Agent: Lorna Bravo South Florida receives an average of 62 inches of rainfall per year. Most of this water washes off green lawns and pavements carrying fertilizers ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water
Tags: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscape, Rainbarrels, Stormwater Management, Water, Water Conservation, Water Quality

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