Agriculture is Florida’s second-largest industry. New technologies have opened the door to a new world of opportunities for careers in Florida agriculture.
Work Ready Florida is a new opportunity that will introduce teenagers to basic ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, FL - In the 1967 classic film ‘The Graduate”, Mr. McGuire tells young Benjamin “There’s a great future in plastics”. He was right. Plastics replaced glass, metal and wood in many products. While most plastics are petroleum ... READ MORE
This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s also the 108th anniversary of an obscure piece of legislation that might also play an important role in your life.
On May 8th, 1914 President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Smith-Lever Act, which ... READ MORE
Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE
In our 4-H program we strive to put our young people on a trajectory to thrive. We find out what young people are passionate about. Often this is related to their project work. We build upon that foundation skills and competencies that ... READ MORE
Imagine standing in the Florida State Capitol courtyard amongst hundreds of your peers listening to people up on the Capitol steps that sound and look like you. Even amongst a sea of green shirts, the green jackets you see on stage stand out, ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, FL - In step with Earth Day on April 22, IFAS Communications Video released a series of videos on compositing featuring Dr. Dina Liebowitz with the UF/IFAS Field & Fork Gardens. The first video in the series is on Backyard Composting:
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It’s bat maternity season! What does that mean? This is the time of year when expecting mother bats give birth to their “pups” (aka, baby bats). Female bats live together in colonies at a roost and spend their day resting and raising ... READ MORE
2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - 4-H Youth Development
K. Taylor*, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, Deland, FL; B. Scharf*, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL; M. Smith*, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter County, Bushnell, ... READ MORE