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Extension Provides Tools to Help Ag Producers Weather COVID-19


April 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all of us, including Florida’s agriculture industry and food systems. We’ve seen empty dairy aisles at supermarkets, while dairy farmers are forced to dump milk they can’t sell to the market. We’ve seen ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Covid19, Promote

Extension Provides Tools to Help Ag Producers Weather COVID-19


April 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all of us, including Florida’s agriculture industry and food systems. We’ve seen empty dairy aisles at supermarkets, while dairy farmers are forced to dump milk they can’t sell to the market. We’ve seen ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Covid19, Promote
field of colorful pepper plants in yellow, orange, and red.

COVID-19: Five Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Teaching Online Courses


April 10, 2020

Written by Dr. Gerardo Nunez, UF/IFAS lecturer and undergraduate advisor When I joined the faculty of the University of Florida’s horticultural sciences department, part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (IFAS), I – like ... READ MORE

Category: Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Covid-19, Gerardo Nunez, Horticultural Sciences, Online Teaching, Teaching During Covid-19

Ag Industry COVID-19 Resources


April 8, 2020

As we try to navigate through these trying times, it is important to know where to access the information we need. Below is a list of links to COVID-19 resource pages for several Florida ag industry groups. All of the links will lead you to ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Ag Industry, Covid-19, FDACS
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Looking up from Covid-19 – Part 1 of 2


April 8, 2020

For most of us, the Covid-19 illness may be little more than an inconvenience. Not everyone is going to come down with Covid-19 pneumonia. However, as health officials advise staying home as a way to prevent the further spread, we all may get ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Cabin Fever, Covid-19, Extension, Fresh Air, Hydration, Illness, Learning Virtually, Master Gardeners, Pesticide Exams, Sanity, Stay-cation, To-Do-List, Training, Work-at-home, Youth Development

COVID-19 and Cottage Food Operations: 10 Considerations


April 8, 2020

As Florida consumers are concerned about coronavirus, it is crucial that sanitation and hygiene best practices are followed. This is very important to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to help flatten the curve in our county and state. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Coronavirus, Cottage Food, Cottage Food Business, Cottage Food Operations, Cottage Food Operators, COVID 19 Considerations For Cottage Food Operators In FL, Covid-19, Essential Services And Activities, Farmer's Market, Fight Bac, Florida, Food Safety, Good Hygiene Practicies, Handwashing, Home Kitchen, In Home Sales, Personal Hygiene, Sanitation, Sanitation And Bleach, UF/IFAS Solutions

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