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Sunshine Kitchen and UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Working for You

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September 14, 2022

The Sunshine Kitchen in St. Lucie County is a 10,000-square-foot facility providing year-round, 24-hour-a-day access for people to produce, package, and market food business items (St. Lucie County, 2022). For example, say you’ve got an ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Culinary, Sunshine Kitchen
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Wakulla 4-H Teens Will Represent Florida at the National Food Challenge


September 1, 2022

Three Wakulla 4-H youth members are blazing a trail for other Florida 4-H youth all the way to Dallas, Texas this October.  Cayle Rogers, Brooklynn Green, and Noah Pearson will represent the state 4-H program as the first Florida team to compete ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: CERT, Cooking, Disaster Preparedness, Food Challenge, Food Safety, Teen Leadership
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Global Food Systems Institute to take land-grant mission worldwide


August 29, 2022

The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission. Created ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adegbola Adesogan, Animal Sciences, ET And Vam York, Global Food Systems Institute, J. Scott Angle, News

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

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