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Peanut Butter Challenge 2022 – Spread the Word

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September 23, 2022

Knock Knock. Who’s there? Peanut. Peanut who? Peanut, butter open the door! During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Donate, Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Food Banks, Food Pantries, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Spread The Love, Spread The Peanut Butter
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October 2022 Class List


September 23, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office for some fun learning experiences this October! Below is our current class list for the month. Water Bath and Pressure Canning October 1  |  10 am – 12 pm Learn the basics of canning ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Air Fryer, Bite-Sized Science, Budgeting, Canning, Car Seat, Chicken, Child Safety, Commercial Landscaping, Dehydrator, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Application, Finances, Fishing Guide, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Marine Science, Preserving Food, Pressure Canning, Pressure Cooker, Soil Improvement, Tea, Tea Making, Upland Systems, Urban Farm, Water Bath Canning, Youth Development

Crunchy or smooth? The Peanut Butter Challenge accepts them all 

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September 22, 2022

The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Emily Beach, Food Is Our Middle Name, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge
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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
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2021 Indian River County Peanut Butter Challenge: What a Success!


September 14, 2022

The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds. It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Peanut Association, Florida Peanut Growers, Food Drive, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, The Florida Peanut Producers Association, Treasure Coast Food Bank, UF/IFAS Extension In The Community

Playing it SAFE!!!


September 14, 2022

Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farm, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Hay, Livestock, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings


September 13, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Comunicadora científica encargada de extender el alcance de los programas de UF/IFAS a audiencias de habla hispana

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September 12, 2022

To access the English version by the original author, please use this link University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences continúa reforzando el compromiso de ampliar su alcance a la comunidad de habla hispana. Luz ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Comunicaciones, Español, Herencia Hispana, Lourdes Mederos, Luz Bahder, Relaciones Públicas, UF/IFAS Communications
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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

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