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A Natural Disaster Can Significantly Impact a Family’s Financial Life

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January 26, 2023

A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Homestead, Miami-Dade, South Florida, UF IFAS Extension

Miami-Dade 4-H teens head to Washington D.C. to showcase skills in agricultural technology

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January 26, 2023

Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown. Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agrotechnology, Florida 4-H, Food Insecurity, Ignite By 4-H National Conference, Teens, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Vertical Farming, Workforce Development

Minimizing Pesticide Exposure to Bees and Other Pollinators


January 20, 2023

Pesticides are an important part of any farmer’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to maintain low pests population and avoid economical losses. It is important that all pesticide applications are executed following label instructions to minimize ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Honeybees, Native Bees, Pesticide_protection, Polksmallfarms, Pollinators, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Minimizando la exposición a plaguicidas a las abejas y otros polinizadores


January 20, 2023

Los plaguicidas son una parte importante del Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP) de cualquier agricultor para mantener una baja población de plagas y evitar pérdidas económicas. Es importante que todas las aplicaciones de pesticidas se realicen ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, En Espanol, Español, Honeybees, Native Bees, Pesticide_protection, Polksmallfarms, Pollinators, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

February 7: Free UF/IFAS Extension webinar to provide updates on silent killer of St. Augustinegrass

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January 18, 2023

Florida’s most popular lawn is St. Augustinegrass – a favorite for producing a lush green to dense blue-green turf well-adapted to most soils and regions throughout the state. But in South Florida, a silent killer known as Lethal ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Henry Mayer, Lethal Viral Necrosis, Phil Harmon, St. Augustinegrass, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, Urban Lawns

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