How it Happened: Florida Master Money Mentor Program

February 23, 2024

Financial security is essential to our quality of life. However, learning how to be financially secure isn’t something usually taught on the job or in school. Some people may think financial education is only for those who can afford it, but ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bank Of America, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida Master Money Mentors, Homebuyer Education, How It Happened, Living On My Own, Savings, UF/IFAS, VITA

How It Happened: FSGA & UF/IFAS’ Game-Changing Partnership for Strawberry Industry

January 30, 2024

Cultivating Florida’s Strawberry Legacy In the heart of Florida’s strawberry fields, the partnership between the Florida Strawberry Growers Association (FSGA) and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Strawberry Growers Association, GCREC, How It Happened, Research, Strawberry, UF/IFAS

How It Happened: Youth Access To Opportunities with 4-H Expands

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November 27, 2023

As the nation and state's largest positive youth development program, 4-H provides youth with hands-on learning opportunities to develop knowledge and life skills that equip them to be productive, responsible citizens. Through 4-H youth discover ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Scholarship, 4-H Youth Development, Endowment, Go Greater, How It Happened

How it Happened: Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry

October 2, 2023

If you’ve been to the University of Florida lately, you may have noticed the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry. Located just south of the “French fry” statues in the heart of campus, the Hitchcock Pantry is a conveniently ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Alan And Cathy Hitchcock, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Field & Fork, Go Greater, Hitchcock Pantry, How It Happened, University Of Florida

How it Happened: Honey Bee Research & Extension Laboratory Building

August 21, 2023

What do crops like blueberries, watermelon, avocados, almonds, cucumbers, apples, cherries and pumpkins all have in common? They, and many other fruits and vegetables, depend on honey bee pollination to grow. Without honey bees, this nutrient-dense ... READ MORE

Category: , UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Bee Lab, Florida State Beekeepers Association, Go Greater, HBREL, Honey Bees, How It Happened, Philanthropy, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Florida 4-H recognizes member excellence through scholarship program

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August 10, 2023

During the annual Florida 4-H University program held July 31 to August 3 on the University of Florida campus, the Florida 4-H Foundation was honored to present more than $67,000 in scholarship support recognizing member achievement through ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Alumni, 4-H Scholarship, 4-H Youth Development, IFAS Extension, Scholarship, UF/IFAS Extension, Youth Development

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