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Summer Time Boating Safety Stats and Tips!


May 19, 2021

Florida leads the nation with many impressive statistics such as having the most IGFA fishing world records (925), being the state with most amount of coastline in the lower 48 (1,350 miles) and having more boats registered here than any other ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Events, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Accidents, Boating, Canal, Channel, Coast Guard, Collier, Collier County, Dive Flag, Diving, Dock, Education, Fishing, Fourth Of July, FWC, Life Jackets, Lobster Season, May…, Memorial Day, Mini Season, Naples, Paradise Coast, PFD, Prevention, PWC, Safety, Sandbar, Scallop Season, Scuba, Sea Grant, Snorkeling…, Summer, Swimming

Sleep for Better Health


May 11, 2021

If you asked someone to rank the importance of sleep on a scale of 1-10, they would probably rank it fairly high. Little can compare to a good night's sleep leaving your mind and body feeling refreshed and restored. Most people know and have ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Collage of areas researched at UF?IFAS Tropical Research & Education Center

Introducing South Florida to the calabaza market


May 3, 2021

What does fall feel like in South Florida? Not much different from summer, actually. Unlike the rest of the country, we don’t get cold weather or leaves changing colors to indicate this seasonal change. If it wasn’t for national chains blasting ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alternative Crops, Geoffrey Meru, Nutrition, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension

COVID has Improved Food Safety


March 29, 2021

Silver Lining One of the silver linings of COVID pandemic for me as a food safety instructor has been the increased focus on handwashing and sanitizing surfaces. I am especially thrilled about increased handwashing since the correlation between ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Foodborneillness, Foodhandling, Foodprocessing, Foodsafety, Handhygiene, Handwashing, Preventingfoodborneillness, Sanitizingsurfaces, Silverliningtocovid, Viralinfections, Viraloutbreakes, Viruses

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