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Beautiful Butterflies

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April 10, 2012

Today Jefferson County Home and Community Educators (HCE) club took a trip to the UF Butterfly Rainforest to learn how to plant and sustain their own butterfly gardens. The question of the day is, "What's the difference between a cocoon and ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife

Green Scene: FDA Continues to Study Bisphenol A


April 3, 2012

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Several months ago I wrote an article about some of the safety concerns expressed by many on the use of Bisphenol A (BPA). ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Bisphenol A, Educational, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, FDA, FDA Concerns, Green Living, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension

UF researchers develop plant-based technology that helps biofuels, may fight cancer


March 29, 2012

Image of synthesized lignin nanotubes GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer. Known ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Bioethanol, Biofuel, Biorefinery, Cancer, Ethanol, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lignin, Lignin Nanotubes, Luisa Amelia Dempere, Nanotechnology, Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, University Of Florida, Wilfred Vermerris

Bay County Marine Extension

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March 6, 2012

  Florida Sea Grant is a partnership with the Florida Board of Education, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Florida’s citizens, industries and governments. Bay County Marine Extension Agent, Scott Jackson, supports ... READ MORE

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