Category: Professional Development

Volunteers needed for horseshoe crab project

Often, when I meet people, they ask me. “What do you do?” When I tell them I’m a marine biologist, I get replies like, “Cool, I always wanted to be a marine biologist” or “I wish I could… Read More

AREA joins Haiti’s Ministry of Agriculture to train extension agents

In French PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, May 13, 2019 — Experts say if farmers are to become more productive and increase their standard of living they need to improve how they cultivate crops and raise livestock, use new technologies and… Read More

Stormwater Management in a Changing Florida Panhandle

Please join us for a workshop on Stormwater Management, Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development Friday, June 14, 2019 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CST Okaloosa County Extension Office 3098 Airport Road Crestview, FL 32539 For More Information:… Read More

NATA’s Managing for Diversity workshop a success in Gainesville

Overview A spell of good weather in the form of sunny skies and cool temperatures set the scene for this year’s Managing for Diversity workshop held at Morningside Nature Center in Gainesville. This workshop is geared towards land managers interested… Read More

Haitian college students study farming practices in improved course supported by AREA

En française LES CAYES, Haiti — Every year, high-level students at the State University of Haiti’s Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine (FAMV) leave the classroom to interact directly with farmers as part of an intensive diagnostic field… Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Travis Marois

This week, we would like to spotlight Travis Marois, a plant science and University of Florida alumni from the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka. Travis transferred into the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and LIfe Sciences to… Read More

Attention Nature Lovers! The Florida Master Naturalist Program will be offering an Uplands Module Spring 2019.

UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Master Naturalist Program in Manatee County have released the dates for the Spring 2019 Uplands Module! Classes will be held every Thursday beginning on April 18th and running through May 23, 2019. This… Read More