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Florida Sea Grant, partners get kids fishing this summer on Fridays beginning June 7

May 29, 2024

Fishing is more than a hobby for today's youth — it’s a gateway to nature, conservation and community support. As a vital connection to wildlife, fishing not only fosters an appreciation for the environment but promotes sustainable practices ... READ MORE

Category: Camp, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Extension, Fish Florida, Florida Sea Grant, Kids, Let's Go Fishing, Miami-Dade County, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County

De temido depredador a máximo héroe ecológico: expertos de UF/IFAS explican el papel del caimán americano en la restauración de los Everglades

May 29, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. El caimán americano, reconocido como el reptil oficial del estado de Florida, inspira tanto miedo como admiración, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Caimanes Americanos, Caza, Conservacion, Dia Nacional Del Caiman Americano, Ecologia, Español, Especie Clave, Everglades, FLREC, Frank Mazzotti, Impactos Biologicos, Indicador Biologico, Ley De Especies En Peligro De Extincion, Marcaje, Monitoreo, Parque Nacional Everglades, Reparar Los Danos, Restauracion, Salud Ambiental, Spanish, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC

UF/IFAS researcher stresses importance of pasteurization

May 28, 2024

Recent media reports have focused on the potential dangers associated with human consumption of raw – or unpasteurized – milk and eggs, connecting them as possible transmitters of avian influenza, a virus spreading among cattle and poultry ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Allergies, Avian Flu, Eggs, Food Safety, Health, IFAS, Influenza, Keith Schneider, Megan Winslow, Microbes, Microorganisms, Milk, Nutrition, Pasteurization, Pasteurize, Raw Milk, Riboflavin, Safety, UF, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Un estudio de University of Florida revela que el extracto de cáscara de naranja puede mejorar la salud del corazón

May 28, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las cáscaras de naranja pueden ser la clave para una mejor salud cardiovascular, según muestra una nueva investigación dirigida por University of Florida. Según ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: @UFIFASCitrusREC, American Heart Association, Bacterias Intestinales, Cascara, Cascaras De Naranja, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De Citricos De UF/IFAS, Compuestos Bioactivos, Corazon, Disolventes Polares Y No Polares, Dr. Yu Wang, Enfermedades Cardiacas, Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Español, Extractos, Feruloilputrescina, Fitoquimico, Investigacion, Naranja, Polaridad, Salud, Salud Del Corazon, Spanish, TMA, TMAO, Trimetilamina, Trimetilamina N-Oxido, UF-IFAS, USDA

From feared predator to ultimate eco-hero of Everglades Restoration: UF/IFAS experts explain role of the American alligator today

May 28, 2024

The American alligator, the official state reptile of Florida, which conjures both fear and admiration, is also being celebrated for its critical role in the ecosystem. These majestic creatures, often misunderstood as aggressive man-eaters, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alligator, Croc Docs, Ecological Indicators, Everglades National Park, Everglades Restoration, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, National Alligator Day, Passive Integrated Transponder, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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June 4 – UF/IFAS Extension Broward presents free online webinar for residents with citrus in home landscapes

May 23, 2024

South Florida landscapes are filled with some of the most delicious citrus thanks to the subtropical climate of the region. Varieties like sweet orange, grapefruit, mandarin, Meyer lemon, lime and kumquat are just some of those typically ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Trees, Consumer, Extension Broward, Fernando Alferez, Home Landscape, Kumquat, Lime, Mandarin, Meyer Lemon, Sweet Orange, Webinar

UF scientists finding new way to keep broccoli – and perhaps other vegetables — fresher, longer

May 21, 2024

When consumers go to the grocery store, they want their produce, including broccoli, to look, feel and taste fresh. This desire compels University of Florida scientist Tie Liu to study ways to keep vegetables fresh. In newly published research, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aging Process, Broccoli, Cold Chain, Controlled Atmosphere, Crops, Fresh, Horticultural Sciences, Jeff Brecht, Molecular Mechanisms, Plant Breeding, Postharvest, Produce, Tie Liu

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