Spraying crops. Photos from the Smathers Archives.

Agriculture and Occupational Health

December 15, 2021

While scouring the produce aisles at the grocery store, a shopper ponders questions. Are these tomatoes bright enough to make a nice garnish? Are those berries ripe? How do the featured apples taste compared to my old favorites? Will my picky ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Beatrice Fenelon Pierre, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Health, Safety, Tracy Irani, Tyler S. Nesbit, Work
Grocery shopping list.

Making Meals and Making Merry

November 22, 2021

As the holidays descend upon us, so do all of the related stressors. One big, ever-present concern around this time of year involves food. Perhaps you have overheard these questions while out and about at the grocery store, or asked them yourself. "I ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: A. Simonne, Cooking, Eating Well, Family Youth And Community Sciences Department, Holidays, K. Zamojski, M. Arick

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Food Entrepreneurship in Florida Series

November 19, 2021

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, so too comes Small Business Saturday. Similar to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday takes place the very next day, intended as a day to shop local after the initial rush of Black Friday sales. In 2021, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Black Friday, Cottage Foods, Food Entrepreneurship In Florida Series, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Small Business Saturday

2021 EDIS Stats Report

November 17, 2021

Web visits to EDIS publications for the 2021 reporting year (11/16/2020-11/15/2021) are now available on the EDIS Admin website (NOT the Ask IFAS site!) at https://edis-admin.ifas.ufl.edu. For instructions, see: Accessing EDIS Publication Annual ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: EDIS Authors, EDIS Data
Sprinklers watering young citrus trees.

Learning about Farming Data

November 4, 2021

The issue of data collection, use, and ownership continues to be an important one. It relates to many facets of everyday life: social media, online shopping, media consumption, browsing habits, apps, and more. Questions of ownership and control ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Professional Development
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Albert De Vries, D. Daniel Sokol, Farming Data, Yiannis Ampatzidis, Ziwen Yu

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