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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

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

Jaboticaba – A Fruit Worth the Wait

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August 25, 2022

  This fruit tree is a superstar in Brazil. In the plant world, there are some superstars.  Sometimes it's because of their beauty, like roses and orchids.  Sometimes it's due to their usefulness like corn and bamboo.  Sometimes it's ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Brazil, Brazilian Grape, Fruit Trees, Jaboticaba, Myrciaria Cauliflora, Newsletter, Plinia Cauliflora
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Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month with the Lovely Legume

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August 18, 2022

Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here. Fruits? ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Chili, Curry, Dr. Jeanette Andrade, Kids Eat Right, Kids Eat Right Month, Kids Eat Right Month 2022, Legume, Legume Recipes, Legumes, Lovely Legume, Taste Something New, Taste Something New Series, UF/FSHN Taste Something New Series

Find Your Frugal: Six tips to save money at the farmers market

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August 17, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide. In an ongoing effort to help people – from producers to consumers – weather ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, COVID, EBT, Farmer's Market, Find Your Frugal, Inflation, Produce, SNAP, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, Vendors

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