It's that time of year when "red tide" often becomes a concern for coastal ecosystems in Florida. In August 2020, the Nature Knowledge program hosted Dr. Lisa Krimsky, Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent from UF/IFAS Extension & ... READ MORE
Try to find a better group of Sea Grant Extension Agents than we have in Florida. You can’t do it.
For their level of education, years of experience and the impact they’ve made on Florida’s coastal ecosystems and communities, Florida ... READ MORE
Birdwatchers and nature lovers keep field guides handy—why not watermelon growers? A new publication developed by faculty at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences gives watermelon growers in Florida a visual ... READ MORE
This new FIRESCAPING course will help you prepare your community for wildfires!
Every year hundreds to thousands of wildfires occur across Florida and the southeastern US, threatening both residents and their homes. Fortunately, there are actions ... READ MORE
By Cody Helmer and Michael Gutter
44-52-2. That is the official standing (with some debate) for the Gators in the football rivalry between Florida and Georgia, dating back to 1904. It is a spirited competition between two great universities. ... READ MORE
October 4 through 10 is National 4-H Week, an opportunity for youth, parents and volunteers from across the country to celebrate the nation’s most successful youth development program. Many events will be occurring virtually over Zoom, Facebook ... READ MORE
June 30 is World Social Media Day, an opportunity to reflect on how much communication has changed in the last decade.
As badly as COVID-19 has disrupted the world and our work in UF/IFAS Extension, I sometimes wonder: What would have happened ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all of us, including Florida’s agriculture industry and food systems. We’ve seen empty dairy aisles at supermarkets, while dairy farmers are forced to dump milk they can’t sell to the market. We’ve seen ... READ MORE
Florida farmers are used to uncertainty. Usually, this uncertainty has to do with producing the crop itself. Freezes and hurricanes can wipe out a year’s investment overnight, while longer-term scourges like drought, disease and pest infestations ... READ MORE
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S. Census, which officially begins April 1. Working to get an accurate count of our country’s entire population is not a simple undertaking under normal circumstances; ... READ MORE