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If you are still using “123456” as your password…


June 24, 2022

Now might be the time to change it! According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Florida is in the top 5 states where ID theft complaints were made. Identity theft is a severe problem, especially for young people just starting to establish ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #youthdevelopment, Crdifasmiami, Lifeskills, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida

UF/IFAS research on crocodiles provides key insights on wildlife aging


June 24, 2022

Many wildlife scientists worldwide need to know why certain species live longer than others. If they know the reasons behind longevity, scientists can provide vital management data to help conserve species. Scientists at the UF/IFAS Fort ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: @TheCrocDocs, American Crocodile, Conservation, Crocodiles, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Longevity, Species, Tetrapods, Venetia Briggs-Gonzalez, Wildlife

Apply for the Sumter County Master Gardener Volunteer Class!


June 23, 2022

      Do you enjoy gardening and want to know more about gardening in central Florida? Is conserving and protecting water quality important to you? Does acquiring new skills or expertise learned in workshops or classes ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Apply Master Gardener, Apply Master Gardener Volunteer, Florida Master Gardener, Florida Master Gardener Training, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Application, Master Gardener Classes, Master Gardener Information, Master Gardener Training, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteer Application, Sumter County Master Gardener, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Training

UF scientists finding grapes to grow in Florida; upcoming field day to feature research update, wine-making workshop


June 23, 2022

Florida farmers and other businesspeople are bubbling with enthusiasm to make wine. There are about 40 wineries around Florida. Further, as of 2017 (the most recent year for which there’s data), growers in the Sunshine State were producing ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Andrew MacIntosh, Diseases, Fermentation, Field Trials, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grape Field Day, Grapes, Horticultural Sciences, Muscadine Grapes, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Wine
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Find Your Frugal: Five money-saving tips for grocery shoppers


June 21, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Family Nutrition Program, Find Your Frugal, Grocery Shopping, Inflation, Saving Money, Sharon Austin

Help Wanted at UF/IFAS


June 20, 2022

Like the rest of the nation, UF/IFAS is challenged by the lack of applicants for its staff support positions across the state.  All UF job postings are located online and new opportunities are added each day (click on "staff full time" to filter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, Work & Life

Music as a therapy to improve the life quality of patients living with dementia


June 17, 2022

Introduction Music has a profound impact on the lives of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. I know this firsthand after caring for my late father who passed from complications with fronto-temporal dementia. ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Alzheimer, Dementia, Music, Music Therapy, One Health Uf

UF/IFAS researchers will use AI to assess livestock mobility


June 16, 2022

University of Florida scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production. To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze high-definition video of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Analysis, Animal Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Gait, Genome, Horses, Locomotion, Mobility, Samantha Brooks, Swine, Video

Everything you need to know about One Health


June 15, 2022

Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, FAO, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, UNEP, Who, WOAH

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