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Florida Is So Nice Everything Wants To Live Here, Including Non-Native Animals And Plants!


May 15, 2020

“Invasions of exotic species cost Floridians over $500 million per year” -Ivegot1.org. May 16th-23rd is Florida Invasive Species Awareness Week and there will be plenty of educational resources to check out during this time to expand your ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Anole, Brazilian Pepper, Cane Toad, Collier County, Control, Critter Corner, FISAW, FLinvasives, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, Lionfish, Plants, Poisonous, SW FL, Venomous

We’re Still Here for You!


May 15, 2020

A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Available Classes, Available Programming, Consultations, Covid-19, Covid19, Outreach, Reporting, Social Media

Using Zoom in our New Digital World


May 15, 2020

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings. Creating ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Covid19, How To, Meetings, Virtual Meetings, Zoom

Using Zoom in our New Digital World


May 15, 2020

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings. Creating ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Covid19, How To, Meetings, Virtual Meetings, Zoom

Avocado Selection, Storage and Preparation


May 12, 2020

Delicious green avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids, and more than 20 vitamins and minerals, plus they are a good source of fiber. They have more potassium than bananas ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension

Avocado Selection, Storage and Preparation


May 12, 2020

Delicious green avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids, and more than 20 vitamins and minerals, plus they are a good source of fiber. They have more potassium than bananas ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avocados, Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension

The Arrival of Summertime Nostalgia


May 7, 2020

Summertime Nostalgia This time of year is exciting- The insatiable aromas of cookouts and BBQs fill the air. Summertime and the flavors of summer are very nostalgic. If you live on the west side of Gainesville and Alachua County, you may see ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, FarmingAlachua, Food, Fruit. Florida Agriculture, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Home Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, UF IFAS Extension, Watermelons

International student earns doctoral degree to help develop Iraqi horticultural education curriculum


May 6, 2020

Horticulture is in Kawther Al-Jasim’s DNA. Her mother and father had a farm and always discussed how to care for their trees. “I believe hearing this kind of conversation makes me attached to the plants,” Kawther said. “I love being ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Majors, College Of Ag, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Horticultural Sciences

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