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Some call it black gold


June 21, 2022

Black gold you create I'm not speaking of the black gold that came bubbling up when Jed Clampett found oil while shooting at food. To make this black gold doesn't take millions of years under the pressure of the earth. You can make this in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetables

Help Wanted at UF/IFAS


June 20, 2022

Like the rest of the nation, UF/IFAS is challenged by the lack of applicants for its staff support positions across the state.  All UF job postings are located online and new opportunities are added each day (click on "staff full time" to filter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, Work & Life

CEU Opportunity for Nursery and Greenhouse Producers!


June 16, 2022

Hello! Please join us at the Manatee County Extension Office on July 13th from 6-7PM to learn about pesticide resistance and earn one pesticide applicator license renewal CEU in Private, Ag Row, OR Ag Tree crop categories. Snacks are included ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, Greenhouse, Nursery, Pesticides

UF ABE Extension Blog: Big Questions, Global Reach – Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis


June 16, 2022

Mechatronics, artificial intelligence, machine vision, smart machines, unmanned aerial vehicles – if this sounds like something out of the latest sci-fi epic, think again – this is the new agriculture, and Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis is harnessing ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agroview, AI, Drone, IFAS

Everything you need to know about One Health


June 15, 2022

Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, FAO, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, UNEP, Who, WOAH

Graduate student examines nitrogen release dynamics, potential soil health benefits of cover crops


June 14, 2022

Precious Nyabami, a master's student in the UF/IFAS department of soil, water, and ecosystem sciences, is studying cover crops’ impact on soil health and nutrient management. The focus is on nitrogen (N). She wants to understand N release ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cover Crops, Nitrogen, Precious Nyabami, Soil And Water Sciences, Yang Lin

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