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Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing

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February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
birder in longleaf pine savanna

Fire in Florida Forests: Rekindling the Flame


June 18, 2023

Let’s travel back in time—to an early 16th century summer. You’re standing in an uncut longleaf pine forest in Florida; you have a ¼ mile view in every direction. Yellow and purple flowers dot the landscape of wiregrass, saw palmetto, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Fire, Firescaping, Forest, Land Management, Natural Areas Training Academy, Natural Resources, Shelly Johnson, Tag/Florida-Youth-Naturalist-Program/, Wildlife

Florida 4-H announces 2023 Hall of Fame inductees

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May 25, 2023

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program and Florida 4-H Foundation are honored to announce the 2023 inductees to the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame: Betsy Barfield of Jefferson County, Todd Bundy of Gadsden and Leon ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, EVENTS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H Hall Of Fame, Florida 4-H, Florida 4-H Foundation
Alligator in water.

TALK TRASH AND TAKE ACTION: PROVIDING VIRTUAL EDUCATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BEACH CLEANUPS


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Natural Resources Kovacs, C.J., UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, 150 Sawgrass Rd Bunnell FL 32110 Situation and objectives: Plastic pollution is one of the most detrimental environmental issues ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Beach, C.J. Kovacs, Carolyn Kovacs, Central District Symposium, Cleanups, Environmental Issues, Extension, ICC, IFAS, IFAS Extension, International Coastal Cleanup, Natural Resources, Ocean, UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County
Adult alligator in a lake.

ADDRESSING BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTORS OF HEART DISEASE THROUGH A COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH AND WELL-BEING PROGRAM.


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Family and Consumer Sciences W. Lynch, , UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL, A. Anderson, Orange County, Orlando, FL, R. Elliott, Marion County, Ocala, FL, L. Duncan, Sumter ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, A. Anderson, Canning, Central District Symposium, Eating Habits, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences. FCE, Flagler County, Food, Health, Healthy, Healthy Lifestyle, Heart Disease, IFAS, IFAS Extension, L. Duncan, L. Johnson, Lake County, Lori Johnson, LuAnn Duncan, M. Thomas, Marion County, Melanie Thomas, Orange County, R. Elliott, Rebecca Elliott, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension-St. Johns County, W. Lynch, Well Being, Wendy Lynch
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PRESERVING KNOWLEDGE: UTULIZING FOOD PRESERVATION TO TEACH FOOD SAFETY AND WASTE REDUCTION PRACTICES


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Family and Consumer Sciences Lori Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL. Situation: A rise in home food preservation resulted from the pandemic and food costs. Food safety is of ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Canning, Central District Symposium, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences. FCE, Food Preservation, Food Safety, IFAS, IFAS Extension, L. Johnson, Lori Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County
White Ibis birds in a wetland.

ALL THINGS HOUSING IN THE CENTRAL DISTRICT.


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Family and Consumer Sciences L. Hamilton, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Deland, FL, J. Rodriguez, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL, J. Anderson, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Central District Symposium, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Flagler County, G. Benitez, Giovanna Benitez, H. Ayers, Hernando County, Hillary Ayers, Housing, IFAS, IFAS Extension, J. Anderson, J. Gomez, J. Rodriguez, Jana Anderson, Jenny Rodriguez, Johanna Gomez, L. Duncan, L. Hamilton, Lisa Hamilton, LuAnn Duncan, M. Thomas, Marion County, Melanie Thomas, Orange County, Osceola County, S. Taylor, Scott Taylor, St. Johns County, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Volusia County, W. Lynch, Wendy Lynch

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