You set your automatic sprinkler, and it activates, right on schedule – even if it’s raining. Many people see rain as a bonus – on top of their sprinkler -- when they should view precipitation as their cue to conserve water, University ... READ MORE
Last summer, Abigail Putnam, a senior in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences studying agricultural education and communication interned with the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), one of the oldest trade organizations ... READ MORE
About 200,000 farm laborers live in Florida and usually get little to no health care. To help this underserved population, UF/IFAS Extension and UF Health have helped more than 400 farmworkers and their families lead healthier lifestyles in ... READ MORE
Want to know more about how to promote your agriculture-based business? You might reach more customers with a more effective presence on social media, among other tactics.
To learn more about how to use non-traditional media to promote your ... READ MORE
Norms beat knowledge when it comes to irrigating homeowners’ lawns, new University of Florida research shows.
For example, science tells us that if you replace at least one-third of the irrigated area of your yard or landscape with non-irrigated ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) alumnus, Brady Revels graduated from the department of agricultural education and communication. As a child, he visited the University of Florida campus as a 4-H member to attend dairy ... READ MORE
Consumers want to buy plants that enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with fauna in their landscapes, preliminary University of Florida research shows. To help meet consumer demand, UF/IFAS researchers want to assure consumers that those ... READ MORE
The average American family uses 320 gallons of water daily, about 30 percent of which is devoted to outdoor uses. University of Florida researchers are trying to lower both numbers.
But Laura Warner and John Diaz, faculty members in the ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences senior Nathalie Yoder is studying agricultural education and communication with a specialization in communication and leadership development. This past fall semester, Yoder completed a joint ... READ MORE