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Catch a Tagged Snook?


November 18, 2022

The University of Florida and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released 30 tagged snook in Pasco and Hernando counties. Each fish has an internal acoustic tag that communicates its unique ID onto a receiver and an external ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Snook, UFIFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab
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UF scientist to investigate cost-effective methods to combat nematode pests, diseases in turfgrass

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November 15, 2022

Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry. That industry provides aesthetic, environmental and economic benefits to the Sunshine State. Valued at $14.3 ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Lawn, Parasitic Nematodes, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, USDA-NIFA
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UF/IFAS Study: Termite queen and king are the best parents in the world, until they’re not

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November 7, 2022

Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood. The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Allparental Behavior, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Functional Ecology Of The British Ecological Society, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center

Un Vistazo a la Fruta Tropical—Jaca

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November 3, 2022

por Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vásquez y Jonathan H. Crane Nombre común: Jaca Nombre botánico: Artocarpus heterophyllus Familia: Moráceas Variedades recomendables: NS1, J-31, J-30, Gold Nugget Acerca de la fruta: Jaca es la fruta de ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Food Is Our Middle Name podcast

Coming soon…the Food is Our Middle Name Podcast

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October 17, 2022

Food is everywhere. Whether you are a foodie that spends the weekend exploring the latest trendy eatery or crafting a homecooked meal is how you unwind each day, food is important for all of us...because, you know, we all eat! But how do our ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agriculture, Communications, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Podcast, UF/IFAS Communications

Food Wrappers for Thought


October 17, 2022

The 2022 Coastal Cleanup was a success! We had 266 volunteers of all ages remove debris from land and sea. Our trash sorting station not only logged the types and amounts of trash but also weighed the debris this year. We estimated that ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, Marine Debris
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A UF/IFAS assistant professor and award-winning engineer uses artificial intelligence to conserve water

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October 13, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Indian River Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, IrrigMonitor, News, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, U.S. Department Of State, UF IFAS News, Water Conservation
One Night in the Tropics dormitory

Graduate dormitory housing is focus of UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center groundbreaking, fundraiser, Nov. 5

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October 12, 2022

On November 5, in the heart of Homestead, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of the first University of Florida building named after a Black scientist. The ... READ MORE

Category: Events, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Dormitories, Edward "Gilly" Evans, Emeritus Professor Pauline Lawrence, Graduate Student Housing, TREC Dormitory Fund, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center
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Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day
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Recursos para las industrias de pesca y acuicultura de Florida afectadas por el huracán Ian

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October 6, 2022

El huracán Ian causó daños significativos en gran parte de Florida, y las industrias de pesca y acuicultura del estado se vieron particularmente afectadas. Varios recursos están disponibles para los miembros de estas industrias que necesiten ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Acuicultura, Ayuda Financiera, Desastre, Industrias De Pesca, Pesca Comercial, Pgm_Marine, StormPrep

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