Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them.
Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---An emerging scientist who took the lead for an experiment to identify natural beneficial fungi occurring in citrus grove soils that protect high-value citrus crops has been recognized by UF/IFAS officials.
Laura Muschweck ... READ MORE
Starting a food business might seem intimidating, but UF/IFAS Extension courses can help make big dreams a reality.
That is exactly how Sharlay Smith of Jacksonville, Florida, turned a “lightbulb moment” into The Lentil House, a profitable ... READ MORE
Recap of January First Friday with Florida First Detector
In January, we talked all about stink bugs and other hemipteran insects. We focused on invasive insects in the subfamily Heteroptera. The subfamily Heteroptera includes not just ... READ MORE
A University of Florida professor celebrated for his gift to mentor graduate students was selected for the American Society for Horticultural Science for its Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 2022 Award.
Lorenzo Rossi advanced the American ... READ MORE
Saturday, January 28th, from 9am-2:00pm
Location: Alachua Farm to School to Work Hub
2802 NE 8th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32641
Florida Ag in the Classroom and FNP are hosting a workshop at the Alachua Farm to School Hub here in Gainesville. ... READ MORE
On day three of a workshop, participants (from butchers’ associations, abattoirs, and government) witnessed the slaughter of two steers at the Mana Qalmaa Kristaana abattoir in Adama, Ethiopia. They viewed the entire process and discussed ... READ MORE
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
Well, it’s supposed to be anyway according to all the hoopla. In reality the holidays are stressful. We all feel stressed from time to time and that’s very normal. However; the holidays bring ... READ MORE
Collaboration at the university level has been a key to the success of the Young Stock Mortality (YSM) project in Ethiopia (funded by USAID through the University of Florida). Researchers from the University of California, Davis, Ethiopia’s ... READ MORE
Ms. Kusumaya K.C. is part of a vital labor force in Nepal that brings animal health services to remote areas of the country. Before getting to work, however, she had to overcome obstacles to education that often limit rural women from realizing ... READ MORE