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Land and Sea! 6th Annual Coastal Cleanup


August 12, 2022

It's that time of year again! SAVE THE DATE for the 6th Annual UF/IFAS Extension Coastal Cleanup! Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County are teaming up with local businesses and the County government to host the 2022 International ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, International Coastal Cleanup

Find Your Frugal: Save on school lunches


August 11, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Find Your Frugal, Rebecca Elliott, School Lunches, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County
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UF/IFAS scientist develops detection method for lethal palm disease that saves time, money, property


August 7, 2022

About this series A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern United States. Caused by a fungus, Ganoderma zonatum, it produces symptoms ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Braham Dhillon, Department Of Plant Pathology, Ganoderma, Ganoderma Zonatum, News, Palm Disease, Palms, Plant Disease, Seemanti Chakrabarti, SFYL Hot Topic, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Research

MEDIA ALERT: Miami Dade HS interns explore urban food production with partners, historic Red Rooster Overtown


July 28, 2022

WHAT: Six Miami-Dade County public high school students are at the final stage of a comprehensive internship program exposing them to the many facets of urban food production in South Florida. On August 3, the interns will celebrate their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Florida 4-H, Indoor Vertical Farming, Sustainable Urban Food Production, Vertical Farming

UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Develops Scallop Sorter Tool


July 27, 2022

Chuck before you shuck! Leave the small scallops behind! Did you know bay scallops in Florida's waters only live for 18 months? Or that the recreational harvest season along the Gulf Coast occurs before scallops are allowed to reproduce? ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Best Management Practices, Florida Sea Grant, Scallop Sorter, Scallops

Find Your Frugal: More ways to curb school supply costs


July 27, 2022

About this series The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, and school supplies are not exempt. With stores stocking up on school supplies that cost more than last year, finding ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Find Your Frugal, Inflation, Jenny Rodriguez, Money Management, Saving Money, School Supplies, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences

Agricultural ‘quarantine’ explained, with two Florida counties under such orders


July 11, 2022

Two Florida counties were put under quarantine in recent weeks, but this has nothing to do with COVID-19. An agricultural quarantine is intended to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the protocols are unrelated to restrictions put ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agricultural Quarantine, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Quarantine, Whitney Elmore

New research identifies the needs and tools to help urban farmers succeed


July 5, 2022

The needs of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) operations in Florida have been relatively unknown, which led UF/IFAS researchers to dig deeper. A newly published study explains the most common challenges these farmers face and opportunities ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Urban Agriculture, Food Is Our Middle Name, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant, Small Urban Farm, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farm, Urban Food Production

Frequently Asked Questions: Scalloping in Hernando County


June 30, 2022

Recreational scalloping along Florida's Adventure Coast is finally here! Are you ready? Here are some answers to some FAQ about scalloping in Hernando County. Is there somewhere I can walk off of the shore and go scalloping? Scallops are ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Recreational Scalloping, Scalloping, Scallops

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