Welcome to our last butterfly blog of the year. This month I want to summarize all the things we have talked about in the last 11 blogs to encourage you to get involved in protecting these delicate creatures.
Butterflies are as essential ... READ MORE
It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE
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
Physical activity and exercise are important for all ages, but as we age oftentimes our activity levels tend to decline. Staying physically active and participating in regular exercise can help you continue to do the things you love and stay ... READ MORE
The first “official” day of summer is only a few weeks away but even the Gators are seeking shade from this heat we've been experiencing! Based on current temperatures, I think it’s probably safe to predict that August will be scorching ... READ MORE
Earlier this year I continued the annual tradition of writing my new year’s resolutions on a note pad. This year, my note said in big bold letters: Less time on work, less time on being distracted, and more time with family and friends.
Reluctantly, ... READ MORE
Honey is one of the most appreciated and valued natural products introduced to humankind since ancient times. For thousands of years humans have been using honey for medicinal and health-related purposes. There is a now a growing body of scientific ... READ MORE
Workplace wellness programs are one way to improve employee health and wellness and save money. “A company’s most important asset is its people. Savvy employers know that happy, healthy employees demonstrate increased productivity and morale ... READ MORE
Before you make the trip to the grocery store give some thought to how you can get the most for your money. There are many ways to save money on groceries, but it takes planning. Due to our busy schedules we often fail to plan our meals in advance ... READ MORE
Many of the foods emphasized by the Mediterranean diet and essential to living the Mediterranean lifestyle align well with the fresh local foods available in Florida. This gives us Floridian's an advantage to replicating the healthy lifestyle ... READ MORE