The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and continues until November 30. To be prepared for hurricanes and other severe weather, it’s useful to have an understanding of the natural forces you’re up against, as well as the condition of ... 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
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
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year!
I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me. The past ... 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
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
It’s been 25 years since EDIS, UF/IFAS Extension’s electronic publications library, was rolled out to the public. We’re celebrating with a new launch, a new look, and some exciting new features under the hood.
Although EDIS has been around ... READ MORE