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El Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS-Collier ofrece clases en español sobre el uso de pesticidas comerciales para obtener las licencias de aplicación de fertilizantes de FDACS

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September 19, 2022

Use this link for the English version. El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Césped, Español, Extension Social, Licencias, Pesticidas

Sunshine Kitchen and UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Working for You

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September 14, 2022

The Sunshine Kitchen in St. Lucie County is a 10,000-square-foot facility providing year-round, 24-hour-a-day access for people to produce, package, and market food business items (St. Lucie County, 2022). For example, say you’ve got an ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Culinary, Sunshine Kitchen
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Científico de UF/IFAS desarrolla un método de detección para una enfermedad letal de las palmeras, el cual ahorra tiempo y dinero, además de salvar su propiedad

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September 14, 2022

To access the English version, please use this link Más de 65 especies de palmeras en los Estados Unidos son vulnerables a un hongo que causa la descomposición de la madera, lo que puede dañar o destruir las palmeras. El hongo, Ganoderma ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ADN, Braham Dhillon, Diagnostico, Fungi, Ganoderma, Ganoderma Zonatum, Hongo, Micología, Palmeras, PCR, Protocolo, UF-IFAS
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September First Friday with Florida First Detector


September 8, 2022

Recap of September First Friday with Florida First Detector On September 2, 2022, we dove into an overview of invasive species Florida. An invasive species is a non-native species that causes economic or environmental harm or harm to humans. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Biosecurity, Early Detection, FFD22-23, FloridaFirstDetector, Invasive Species, SeminoleCountyAg

AI-enhanced system detects bruised strawberries before they get to the grocery store

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September 8, 2022

If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes. Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Bruises, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Lee, Detection, Fresh, Grocery Store, Harvesting, Maturity, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Produce, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Xue Zhou, Yiannis Ampatzidis

Summit to help ag businesses learn to market themselves through new media

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September 1, 2022

Want to know more about how to promote your agriculture-based business? You might reach more customers with a more effective presence on social media, among other tactics. To learn more about how to use non-traditional media to promote your ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education And Communication, Center For Rural Enterprise Engagement, Consumers, Lauri Baker, Marketing, New Media, Rural Businesses, Social Media, Webinars

Could this be Avocado Sunblotch Viroid (ASBV)?

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August 30, 2022

Recently, Collier County Extension received an email about strange looking spots on an avocado fruit. A sample was submitted to the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center Plant Diagnostic Clinic to figure out exactly what was causing ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Avocado, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Farms, Small Farms, SWFL, TREC, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Plants, UF IFAS Extension
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Global Food Systems Institute to take land-grant mission worldwide


August 29, 2022

The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission. Created ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adegbola Adesogan, Animal Sciences, ET And Vam York, Global Food Systems Institute, J. Scott Angle, News

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