By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE
This week is the National Safe Boating Week (May 21-27). This event is part of a boating safety campaign led by the National Recreational Boating Safety Program. Since its creation in 1971 by the United States Congress, through education, this ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is now accepting applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course.
WHO ARE THE MASTER GARDENERS?
Master Gardeners are volunteer educators of the horticultural arts and sciences. With training ... READ MORE
Food for the taking
Have you ever eaten a pine tree? Many parts are edible. Those supposedly were the famous words of world-renowned food forager, Euell Gibbons, on a grape-nuts commercial in the ’70s. Not many of us would be interested in ... READ MORE
The last two years have seen political transformations in One Health. These political commitments at different levels, along with the evidence of the interconnections between humans, plants, animals, and the environment that the pandemic has ... READ MORE
The food in your pantry can be used for meals, snacks, for a crowd, or even for 1 or 2. The size of your pantry may range from a cabinet or two to a full-size closet. When was the last time you took a good look at all the items in your pantry ... READ MORE
Interested in adding some Florida-Friendly Landscaping practices to your yard? Depending on the municipality you live in there are various incentive programs to help you reduce your water use in the landscape.
If you are an Orange County ... READ MORE
Ah, warm weather. Stunning biodiversity. Idyllic spots for basking. These are a few iconic aspects of life in Florida.
Unfortunately, so are hurricanes.
These large storms and their effects are sometimes taken for granted. Weather-related ... READ MORE
May is Beef Month: This is a beautiful time to recognize the importance of the beef industry and to celebrate the farmers and ranchers who work hard every day to raise & care for cattle while preserving the land. According to the Florida ... READ MORE
Some of today’s most pressing issues in society include the prevalence of chronic diseases, food, and financial insecurities. (The UF/IFAS Extension Roadmap, 2013). Addressing these challenges, UF/IFAS Extension Central District Family and ... READ MORE