Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for weather enthusiast or to sheer disdain with the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE
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During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE
With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE
Water quality and conservation are high priority issues for both Sarasota County and the University of Florida. The local economy relies on healthy watersheds and reliable water supplies. At UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, we are fortunate ... READ MORE
Each year, consumers eat millions of oysters worldwide, with a significant number of the mollusks grown in the Gulf of Mexico. While illness from eating oysters is rare, it can be fatal. Here, Razieh Farzad, a UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant seafood ... READ MORE
The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE
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• El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial, desde los ... READ MORE
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Para Germán Sandoya Miranda la pasión por la agricultura comenzó desde niño, mientras jugaba en las fincas de sus abuelos, en su tierra natal en la costa ecuatoriana.
A medida que se acercaba ... READ MORE
As summer fades into fall, many areas of Florida experience high levels of rainfall. And as surely as lightning leads to thunder, soggy conditions are a breeding ground for mosquitoes. As UF/IFAS Entomologist Dr. Estelle Martin explains, it ... READ MORE
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El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) ... READ MORE