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Frequently asked questions about UF/IFAS agricultural damage and loss assessment


October 27, 2022

After a significant disaster event like Hurricane Ian, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Economic Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) works to provide timely, credible estimates of agricultural losses. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christa Court, Damage Assessment, Disaster Recovery, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Hurricane Recovery, Survey

Los economistas estiman pérdidas de hasta $1,56 billones en la agricultura de Florida debido al Huracán Ian

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October 18, 2022

Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Danos, Datos, Economista, Español, Estimacion, Evaluacion Preliminar, Evaluaciones, Huracan Ian, Hurricane Ian, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, UF, UF-IFAS

Galardonada ingeniera y profesora de UF/IFAS utiliza inteligencia artificial para la conservación del agua

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October 13, 2022

  Sandra Guzmán es una profesora en UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Fort Pierce, cuyo trabajo de investigación y extensión social se enfoca en el agua y su conservación. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultura, Agua, Citricos, Colombia, Español, Herencia Hispana, Ingenieria, Inteligencia Artificial, Riego, Sandra Guzmán, Sistemas Hidricos, Spanish, Tiempos De Riego
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities

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October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day

October First Friday with Florida First Detector


October 11, 2022

Recap of October First Friday with Florida First Detector On October 7th, we covered  resources for identification of plant problems. This was the second class in our First Friday series that built upon the basics of invasive species that ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, 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

Sod-Based Rotation the Next Big Revolution in Farming


October 10, 2022

Rotational cropping systems are nothing new but changing from a cash crop-based rotation to a sod-based rotation has the promise of giving farmers a viable new option for increasing yields, simultaneously enhancing soil quality, and still promoting ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alternative Crop, Conservation Farming, Crop Rotation, Peanut Production, Row Crops, Sod-based, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

Emergency Loan Programs for Small Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Ian 


October 9, 2022

Last modified: October 9, 2022 10:00 PM Both the state and federal government have emergency loan programs for small businesses impacted by Hurricane Ian. The table below provides basic information on three of the loan programs and links ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Disaster Assistance, Fishery Disaster, Florida DEO, Hurricane Ian, Marine Industry, SBA, SBDC, Small Business, Small Business Administration

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