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Undergraduate student helping farmers in Africa


May 27, 2022

Caitlyn Claverie is a UF Online student, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies: Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources (EMANR). For the past two years, she has been in the south-central African nation of Zambia. As part ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management
Tags: Caitlyn Claverie, EMANR, Environmental Management In Agriculture And Natural Resources, Farming, Soil And Water Sciences, Sustainability
Dr. Danyluk’s food safety team and CREC’s open house standing under a white tent and doing the UF gator chomp

Research Journeys Update: Mari Schroeder, Food Safety Trainings and Microbial Contamination


April 18, 2022

We are excited to welcome back Mari Schroeder to FSHN Research Journeys, our blog series that follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Mari is completing the second ... READ MORE

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Tags: Dr. Michelle Danyluk, Farming, Food Safety, Food Safety Extension, Food Safety Trainings, Food Science Graduate Program, Graduate Program, Mari Schroeder, Mari-schroeder-research-journeys, Mental Health, Microbial Contamination, Phd-fshn-graduate-feature, Protecting Mental Health, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-phd
Chick under a heat lamp and some eggs. Picture Credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension.

Getting the Brooder Ready Before the Chicks Arrive


February 17, 2022

Chick days are upon us, and before you take home a colony of chicks by impulse, take a moment to verify that you are ready to receive them. Below you will find some critical key points that are essential for the survival of your new feathered ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Ag, Agriculture, Brooder, Chicken, Chicks, Extension, Farming, Feed, Florida, Heat, Hens, Lamp, Livestock, Nutrition, Protect, Protecting, Rooster, Temperature, UF-IFAS
Chick under a heat lamp and some eggs. Picture Credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension.

Preparándonos para recibir los pollitos


February 17, 2022

La primavera marca un acontecimiento especial en áreas rurales de Florida: la llegada de los pollitos a las tiendas de productos agrícolas. Y antes de comprar bajo impulso deseamos discutir puntos importantes para que usted se prepare para ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agente, Agriculture, Ambiente, Bosques, Calor, Español, Estres, Extension, Farming, Florida, Gallinas, Garden, Hardee, Hogar, Jonael, Livestock, Nutrición, Patio, Pests, Pollitos, Pollos, Proteccion, Temperatura, UF, UF-IFAS, University
Beef cattle in Florida

Feeding Beef Females: Ensuring that no cow is left behind


September 17, 2021

Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bahia, Beef, Body, Bosques, Bovine, Cattle, Condition, Cool, County, Cow, Crop, Crops, Decision, Extension, Farm, Farming, Fertilizer, Forage, Grass, Grasses, Grazing, Hardee, Heifer, Heifers, IFAS, Jonael, Lactating, Nutrients, Nutrition, Pasture, Perennial, PH, Pregnant, Ranch, Season, Soil, Summer, Supplement, Sustainability, Winter
Butterhead lettuce. Picture caption: Jonael Bosques, University of Florida.

Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians


July 8, 2021

Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag, Agent, Agriculture, Breed, Breeding, County, Crop, Crops, Faculty, Farmer, Farmers, Farming, Florida, Hardee, Horticulture, Improvement, Improving, Lettuce, Science, Scientist, Specialist
Beef cattle in Florida

Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard


March 29, 2021

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida. Even in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: A, Ag, Agriculture, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bosques, Bug, Bull, Cafe, Calf, Carrier, Cattle, COVID, Covid-19, Cow, Diseas, Disease, Diseases, Extension, Farm, Farming, Florida, Fly, Hardee, Heifer, Herd, IFAS, Insecticide, Jonael, Latino, Livestock, Produciendo, Ranch, Ranchette, Science, Sick, Steer, Tick, Ticks, UF, Vaccine, Veterinarian, Video

Supporting the Farming Industry: Increasing Accessibility of Essential Food Safety Trainings


March 29, 2021

Welcome to another installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at the University of Florida. Today’s guest poster is Mari Schroeder, a first-year ... READ MORE

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Industry Spotlight: Do Good Farm


August 6, 2019

Located in Winter Garden, Do Good Farm’s mission is to end hunger and malnutrition through education and training for individuals and their communities. Do Good Farm was created to not only grow organic, healthy food but to teach people how ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chickens, Community, Farming, Florida Natives, Garden, Green, Healthy, Local, Non-profit, Organic, Permaculture, Service, Sustainable

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