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Food Safety During Hurricane Season

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September 23, 2022

With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Storms

Bone Up for Health

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September 23, 2022

Many of us recall hearing, "drink your milk; it's good for your bones," when we were young. While that is true, no matter your age, we need the right balance of healthy eating with physical activity to provide our body the tools it needs to ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Bone Health
SDG 1 and One Health

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 1


September 22, 2022

The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is very straightforward: “End poverty in all its forms everywhere” and the connection between poverty and health runs deep and strong. Keep reading if you are curious about some of the more, and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: IFAS One Health, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, Sustainable Development Goals

Crunchy or smooth? The Peanut Butter Challenge accepts them all 

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September 22, 2022

The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Emily Beach, Food Is Our Middle Name, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Economice en almuerzos escolares

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September 21, 2022

To access the English version, please use this link Acerca de esta serie: • El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial, desde los ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ahorro, Alimentos, Almuerzo, Economizar, Empaque, Escuela, Hijos, Ninos, Proteina, Sobrantes

Profesor de UF/IFAS y Especialista de Extensión Social del Año 2022 está a la vanguardia en el cultivo de variedades sostenibles de lechuga para Florida

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September 20, 2022

For the English version, use this link Para Germán Sandoya Miranda la pasión por la agricultura comenzó desde niño, mientras jugaba en las fincas de sus abuelos, en su tierra natal en la costa ecuatoriana. A medida que se acercaba ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Español, Extension Social, Herencia Hispana, Lechuga, UF-IFAS
Pesticide application

El Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS-Collier ofrece clases en español sobre el uso de pesticidas comerciales para obtener las licencias de aplicación de fertilizantes de FDACS

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September 19, 2022

Use this link for the English version. El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Césped, Español, Extension Social, Licencias, Pesticidas
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The Benefits of Cooking with an Air Fryer


September 15, 2022

Air fryers have become a very popular kitchen appliance, especially in the last few years. With all the other appliances on the market, do air fryers really live up to the hype? We think they do! Here are the benefits of cooking with an air ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Appliances, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Safety, Nutrition, Nutrition And Health
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2021 Indian River County Peanut Butter Challenge: What a Success!


September 14, 2022

The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds. It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Peanut Association, Florida Peanut Growers, Food Drive, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, The Florida Peanut Producers Association, Treasure Coast Food Bank, UF/IFAS Extension In The Community

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