Soil is not dirt.
There's a lot of talk these days about the microbiome, beneficial bacteria, soil food web and other names for the often invisible life in the soil. Many people don't realize that the soil beneath them is not some inert substance. ... READ MORE
Food waste is one of the drivers of climate change. People have begun their holiday grocery shopping, and as food enters the picture, why not keep food waste to a minimum. Make this holiday season the start of your composting practices and ... READ MORE
Food waste is a significant global issue with far-reaching economic, environmental, and social consequences. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption ... READ MORE
On November 4, District 8 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Danielle Cohen-Higgins will kick off Miami-Dade Farmers Month at the 9th annual One Night in the Tropics.
As title sponsor, she will join other South Florida leaders and the University ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Below is our current class list for the month.
Climate Smart Floridians Virtual Course
October 5 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This six-week interactive program ... READ MORE
There are plenty of environmental and economic benefits of composting.
It is gaining ground among consumers and industries because it helps keep food and yard debris from landfills thereby cutting methane gas emissions. Compost may also ... READ MORE
Initiated this year, UF/IFAS hemp research and Extension teams will prioritize hemp crops with climate-smart management with help from a five-year USDA Climate-Smart Commodities grant. The $4.9 million grant led by Florida A&M University ... READ MORE
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New Tool Launches to Help Cedar Key Prepare for Flooding
What will future flooding be like in Cedar Key? This can be tough to visualize but technology can help. The Resilient Cedar Key team just launched ... READ MORE