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Hurricane Preparedness: Key Foods to Keep in Stock

July 12, 2024

With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. Before a storm hits, you want to be sure that you have non-perishable food items on hand. These items do not need to be refrigerated and are safe to eat if you ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Food Safety, Hurricane Prep, Ocextension, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Coming Soon: Healthy For Life

July 11, 2024

We are excited to announce a new partnership and program opportunity coming to UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. Starting on Thursday, August 15, 2024, Family and Consumer Sciences Agents Hillary Ayers and Patrick Zayas, in collaboration with ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Blood Pressure, Cooking, Exercise, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Mindfulness, Nutrition, Ocextension, Orange County
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St. Lucie County 4-H Farm: A unique mode of program delivery

July 11, 2024

There are several delivery modes for 4-H programs, such as camps, afterschool, community clubs, project clubs, 4-H school enrichment, Instructional TV or video, competitive events, 4-H in-school clubs, and independent studies, to name a few. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: #4hOpportunityForAll, #H4HOutreach, #slc4h, 4-H, 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Extension, Financial Education, Florida 4-H Youth Development, Money Matters, St. Lucie County, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Work & Life Tags: #4hGrowsHere

Florida Land Steward Update, July 10, 2024

July 10, 2024

FOREST CERTIFICATION AND FLORIDA TREE FARM PROGRAM WEBINAR RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE Thanks to those joining us on June 27 for our webinar on forest certification programs. The recording is now available for viewing. This webinar provides an ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Certification, Family Forest, Florida Land Steward Program, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Natural Resources, Online Course, ProForest, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Southern Pine Beetle, Tree Farm, Wild Turkey, Wildlife

UF study reveals environmental impact of artificial sweeteners

July 8, 2024

The human body’s inability to break down sucralose, an artificial sweetener found in many zero-calorie food and drink products, is well established by scientific research. The compound is so stable that it escapes wastewater treatment processing ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Algae, Amelia Westmoreland, Aquatic Biology, Aquatic Environment, Artificial Sweetener, Bacteria, Biology, Cyanobacteria, Diatom, Ecosystem, Envionrmental, Environment, Environmental Impact, Environmental Impacts, Food Chain, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Marine, Megan Winslow, Microbial Communities, Microbial Respiration, Nutrient, Photosynthesis, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sucralose, Tracey Schafer, UF, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida, Wastewater, Water And Ecosystem Sciences Department, Whitney Laboratory For Marine Bioscience, Zero-calorie

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