The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready?
Maybe you think you’re ready—you’ve got some bottled water and canned goods to last a few days. Maybe you plan to get those things, just as soon as you hear the next hurricane ... READ MORE
The pathogen that causes Lethal Bronzing Disease was recently identified in a palm tree tissue sample sent by the Franklin County Extension office to the University of Florida’s Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie. Formerly ... READ MORE
By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE
This summer, University of Florida student Johanna Walker will be working in Wakulla County as a paid summer intern with the 4-H program.
About the Internship Program
UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program focuses on integrating College ... READ MORE
When you read the word “bee,” what comes to mind? Is it an image of a honeybee? If so, you are in the company of most people. Not many would argue the sweet benefits of this insect. However, for me, I picture the clumsy, round bumblebee. ... READ MORE
Vijaya Gopal Kakani joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS agronomy department. He starts July 6.
As the new chair, Kakani will lead the department in its goal to improve and sustain food production while conserving ... READ MORE
Food for the taking
Have you ever eaten a pine tree? Many parts are edible. Those supposedly were the famous words of world-renowned food forager, Euell Gibbons, on a grape-nuts commercial in the ’70s. Not many of us would be interested in ... READ MORE
The last two years have seen political transformations in One Health. These political commitments at different levels, along with the evidence of the interconnections between humans, plants, animals, and the environment that the pandemic has ... READ MORE
Microirrigation is an efficient way to water vegetable gardens and conserve our precious water supply.
This goes along with Florida-Friendly Landscaping principle #2, Water Efficiently. Microirrigation is defined as a low volume, low flow ... READ MORE
Agriculture is Florida’s second-largest industry. New technologies have opened the door to a new world of opportunities for careers in Florida agriculture.
Work Ready Florida is a new opportunity that will introduce teenagers to basic ... READ MORE