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SDG 17 and One Health

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 17

March 23, 2023

In the context of One Health, SDG 17 (Partnerships for the goals) is particularly important because it acknowledges the interconnectedness of health issues and the need for a holistic, collaborative approach to addressing them. One Health, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Alejandro Sanchez MDP, One Health, One Health At UF, SDGS, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, Transdisciplinarity
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Celebrating National Ag Day in Manatee County

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March 21, 2023

March 21st is National Agriculture Day! Founded in 1973, National Agriculture Day is dedicated to increasing awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society. This year's theme is "Growing a Climate for Tomorrow", putting an emphasis on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farmer, Farmer's Market, Fresh From Florida, Horticulture, Livestock, Manatee County, Ornamental, Shop Local

2019 regulatory changes to allow Colorado to sell full-strength beer in grocery stores had minimal effect on craft brewers but the potential for positive future impacts, a new research study shows.

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March 16, 2023

Highlights In 2019, a new state law introduced full-strength beer into grocery stores and convenience stores in Colorado, expanding how craft brewers could sell their products. Two studies were utilized: a statewide survey was used to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Food And Resource Economics

Women’s history month: Madeline Mellinger

March 15, 2023

Madeline Mellinger had only about a year of experience working with growers in the Everglades Agricultural Area when they asked her to serve as their adviser on pest management. During that year she had established their trust through consistent ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Everglades, History, IFAS, IPM, UF
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Learning about Urban Agriculture

February 28, 2023

Since 2020, people have had a lot to think about. A pandemic, grief, loss of old comforts and rituals, difficulties that came with adapting, possible ways to help, and different ways to address daily questions and issues. "What can I do to get ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Hannah Wooten, Urban Agriculture

Florida’s citrus industry still a vital economic force in state

February 16, 2023

Despite challenges from diseases, land development trends and extreme weather, Florida’s citrus industry contributed $6.935 billion to the state’s economy in 2020-21. A just-released report from University of Florida economists, “2020-2021 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Citrus, Citrus Industry, Citrus Research And Education Center, Economic Impact, Economic Impact Analysis Program

Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources opens nominations for Class XII

February 15, 2023

The UF/IFAS Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources (WLIANR) is soliciting nominations for Class XII of its two-year leadership development program. Utilizing 11 multi-day seminars throughout Florida, the United ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Professional Development
Tags: Christy Chiarelli, Leadership Development, Wedgworth Leadership Institute

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