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My View: Mobilizing and Empowering Our Communities to End Food Insecurity


December 6, 2019

By Alfred Koch, junior nutritional sciences major with a minor in food science As a University of Florida student studying nutritional sciences and food science in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, I want to help solve ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Insecurity, Nutritional Sciences

UF Student Creates DIY Predator-Rearing System


December 5, 2019

Two years ago, Sarah Birkmire took her first entomology class and since then she has been hooked on the study of insects. An avid gardener herself, Birkmire is interested in pest control and plays scientist in her own garden of potted plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Bad Bugs, DIY, Extension, Good Bugs, Insects, Natural Enemies, Predators, UF Student

Native Trees for Shade


December 4, 2019

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green As the weather cools down, I find that I can endure more time in the yard this time of year better than during the heat of summer! During the winter months I take stock of my landscape and make changes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
A man looks at a drone in the sky.

EDIS Spotlight: Guide on Using Post-processing Software to Visualize UAV Data


December 3, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a unique and useful tool in the agricultural industry. Commonly known as drones, UAVs are used to collect high-resolution data that is difficult for manned flights or satellite imagery, due to the low ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Drone, Drones, Edis, Engineering, Precision Agriculture, Research, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Yiannis Ampatzidis

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