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UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Emphasizes the IFAS Mission

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August 29, 2022

The UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department (ANS) is an academic department focused on creating new solutions to tomorrow’s problems. In the areas of teaching, research, and Extension, our faculty integrate the most modern technologies available ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, IFAS, Research, UF Animal Science, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research

Easy Math – Can You Do It?

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August 26, 2022

I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Be Aware of the Risks of Eating Raw Oysters


August 26, 2022

Seafood is one of those foods people find delicious and a special treat when dining out. Many cultures have it as a mainstay of their meals. Seafood can be a nutritious part of a well-balanced and varied diet. This blog will focus on ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avoid Cross Contamination, Broward County, Check The Certified Shippers Tag On Raw Oysters, Clean, Consuming Raw Or Undercooked Meat, Consuming Raw Oysters, Cook, Cooking Oysters, Eating For Good Health, Eating Raw Oysters, Extension, Food Safety, Food Safety Considerations When Cooking Oysters, Foodborne Illness, High Risk For Vibrio Infection, Immunocompromised People, Maintain Good Health, Prevent Foodborne Illness, Reducing The Risks Of Vibrio Intection, Restaurant Advisories, Risk Associated With Consuming Raw Shellfish, Separate, Symptoms Of Vibrio, Tips For Eating Oysters, Vibrio, Vibrio Infection, Waters Where Oysters Are Cultivated

Selling Honey Under Florida’s “Home Sweet Home Act”: What’s all the Buzz?


August 25, 2022

Are you a Florida Beekeeper interested in selling your honey under Florida's cottage food exemption but uncertain of the rules and regulations?As of July 2021, Section 500.80, Florida Statutes, now referred to as the "Home Sweet Home Act," ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Beekeepers, Bottling Honey, Cottage Food Operations, Cottage Food Operator, Home Sweet Home Act, Honey, Honey Bee, Honey Processors, Jennifer Hagen, Selling Honey In Florida

Cottage Food Operations “Home Sweet Home Act” 2021 Update


August 25, 2022

In Florida, a person or entity can produce, package, sell, and store cottage food products in their primary home kitchen per Florida Statute 500.80. Cottage food operators do not require a license or permit, and these operations are not inspected ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cottage Food Operations, Cottage Food Operator, Florida Cottage Food, Florida Statute 500.80, Home Sweet Home Act, Honey, Jennifer Hagen

The Faces Of Urban Agriculture: Meet the 4-H Interns


August 8, 2022

There are a ton of internships available for high school students across Miami-Dade County, but not many compare to a 4-H experience like this! Meet the future of Urban Agriculture. Six students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools are spending ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Florida, Hydroponics, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida, Summer Internship, Urban Agriculture, Youth Development
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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H


August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering

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