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UF survey: Florida tropical fish farmers bring state $172 million in sales

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April 13, 2022

Through a first-of-its kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy. The $172 million reflects the sales of fish by members of the Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association ... READ MORE

Category: Recreation
Tags: Covid19, Craig Watson, Farm-gate Value, Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association, Hobbies, Imports, Pandemic, Pet Shops, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, Tropical Fish, Tropical Fish Farming, Tropical Fish Sales

Florida’s food supply chain industries asked to share how they fared in 2020

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February 18, 2021

Responses are sought from anyone who contributes to the food supply chain. Specifically, this is a call for responses from Florida businesses, but other responses are welcomed and will be assessed as part of a nationwide glimpse of COVID-19 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Industry, Christa Court, Covid-19, Covid19, Economic Impact, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food Supply Chain, Survey
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Researchers across the U.S. to Host Webinar about COVID-19 Disruptions to Food Supply Chains

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January 14, 2021

Photo credit: iStock.com/Artist's Member Name/VLG By Anissa Zagonel A multi-region, multi-institution research and outreach team investigating the impact of COVID-19 on food and agricultural systems will host a free webinar those engaged in ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Angie Lindsey, Christa Court, Covid19, Family, Food Resource Economics, Lauri Baker, News, Supply Chain, Youth And Community Sciences

Most Americans’ CARES Act stimulus checks went to basic needs, UF economists find


December 9, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Although direct payments to Americans have been utilized during previous economically challenging times – the last as part of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 – never before had the world looked as it had in the spring ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: CARES Act, Covid-19, Covid19, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, John Lai, Money, Research, Stephen Morgan, Survey
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The holidays will be different this year – here’s how to cope

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November 17, 2020

The holidays often bring a sense of joy, but not without stress for most families. The hustle and bustle, gift buying and meal preparation can be overwhelming. But this year, with challenges including COVID-19, stress may reach an all-time high. UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Christmas, Covid-19, Covid19, Family, Relationships, Self Care, Stress, Stress Management, Thanksgiving, Travel, Youth And Community Sciences

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