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Working at UF/IFAS CAIP is a Family Tradition


March 23, 2020

In 1979, Dan Thayer wrote a letter to Dr. William Haller that would impact the course of his entire family’s future and career paths. The letter asked if Dr. Haller would be willing to take him on as a master’s graduate student upon his ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Family, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Tradition, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research

Garden with Us! Introducing the Victory2020 Garden Program with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County


March 23, 2020

History of Victory Gardens Victory gardens or “war gardens” were popular during WWI and WWII. They were promoted by the government to help provide fresh produce to individuals at home and help supplement food rationing. It also provided ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Gardening, Vegetables, Victory Garden, Victory2020 Garden

UF/IFAS Extension Collier County COVID-19 Update


March 20, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, volunteers and staff members, the UF/IFAS Extension Collier County office at 14700 Immokalee Road is currently unavailable to walk in visitors and face to face consultations. Group events ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Closure, Collier County, Contact, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Emergency Management, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS

Inshore Fishing Is Hot In SWFL But Remember To Check The Regulations!


March 20, 2020

A friendly reminder as anglers may have some extra fishing time that there has been a change in inshore fishing regulations. Snook, red drum and spotted seatrout are closed to harvest from Gordon's pass North to Pasco county on Florida's West ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Catch And Release, Coasts And Marine, Collier, Fishing, Florida, FWC, Naples, Pasco, Red Drum, Redfish, Regulations, Seatrout, Snapper, Snook, Social Distancing, SWFL, Water, West

Agriculture: More Important Than Ever


March 19, 2020

March 24 is National Ag Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. Usually, Ag Day is a festive occasion, with the nation’s producers, agricultural associations, Extension services, 4-H and FFA youth ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, National Ag Day, National Ag Week

Agriculture: More Important Than Ever


March 19, 2020

March 24 is National Ag Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. Usually, Ag Day is a festive occasion, with the nation’s producers, agricultural associations, Extension services, 4-H and FFA youth ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, National Ag Day, National Ag Week

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension NOTICE


March 19, 2020

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Environment, Les Harrison, Master Gardeners, Up-coming-events, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Portuguese man-o-war


March 17, 2020

Many people are probably familiar with the Portuguese Man-o-War. That’s the floating ocean animal that looks like an inflated plastic bag attached to long purple and blue tentacles. Oh, and those tentacles will deliver a nasty sting if you ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources,

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