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How it Happened: Florida Master Money Mentor Program


February 23, 2024

Financial security is essential to our quality of life. However, learning how to be financially secure isn’t something usually taught on the job or in school. Some people may think financial education is only for those who can afford it, but ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Money Matters, UF/IFAS
Tags: Bank Of America, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Florida Master Money Mentors, Homebuyer Education, How It Happened, Living On My Own, Savings, UF-IFAS, VITA
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Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Español, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, Viviendas

UF/IFAS unveils online tool: Stay ahead of termite risk with an interactive distribution map

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February 20, 2024

Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damages to homes, trees and other wooden structures across America. In Florida, termite infestations are a year-round risk for properties and trees. While they are not swarming year-round, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Formosan Termites, Invasive Species, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF Termite Collection, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center
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Creative Commons License: A New Era for EDIS Publications


February 19, 2024

Starting with new publications and major revisions released after January 1, 2024, UF/IFAS is releasing EDIS publications under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. Open-access ... READ MORE

Category: , Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Copyright, Creative Commons, Edis, EDIS Authors, EDIS Journal, Open Access, Open Access Publishing, Open Content
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Microscopic Marvels: Exploring Thermal Dynamics and Norovirus Inactivation in Oysters

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February 19, 2024

Welcome back to our FSHN Research Journeys series, which follows graduate students' research in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. In this article, first-year food science master's degree student Nalanda ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Dr. Andrew MacIntosh, Dr. Naim Montazeri, Food Science, Food-science-research, FSHN Research Journeys, Masters Student, Masters Student Research, Masters-research, Nalanda Doddi, Norovirus, Oysters, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-ms

Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing

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February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
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Alumni Feature: Kyle Giest, Dietetics, Supporting Young Adults with Cancer

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February 15, 2024

We are honored to welcome Kyle Giest to our Discover FSHN Series! Kyle is an alumnus of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida. Over the past decade, Kyle has ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Alumni, Alumni Profile, Alumni-feature, Dietetics Alumni, Dietetics-alumni-feature, FSHN Alumni, Fundraiser, Fundraising Event, Kyle Giest, Pittsburgh Cure Sarcoma, The Road To Rachel, UF Alumni, Young Adult Survivors United
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Meet a Master Gardener Volunteer Series: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Educational Outreach Garden

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February 12, 2024

Welcome to our "Meet a Master Gardener Volunteer" blog series, where we delve into the inspiring stories and impactful contributions of the passionate individuals who form the backbone of our gardening community. These dedicated volunteers bring ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Demonstration Garden, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_HortRes

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