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Citizen science program: Grow your own tomatoes to help address food insecurity


February 28, 2022

During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, victory gardens emerged as a popular way for people to grow their own food and explore a healthy hobby. Now a new program from UF/IFAS aims to understand what home growers need to be successful. ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alachua County, Broward County, Celina Gomez, Citizen Science, Environmental Horticulture, Featured, News, Orange County, Special Topics

UF Turfgrass Science Program kicks off 100th year with a new look


February 24, 2022

The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come. Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf
Tags: 100th Anniversary, Anniversary, Featured, Special Topics, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science

Provide for Wildlife-The Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly


February 24, 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. If you want to have bees, butterflies, birds, and more visit your garden, you must support ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Broward County, Butterflies, Cloudless Sulphur, Conservation, Extension, Featured, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Life Cycles, Native Plants, Special Topics, Twitter @UF_IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Environments, Urban Gardening, Urban Horticulture

National Pesticide Information Center


February 23, 2022

The month of February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. To celebrate that, the blogs this month are highlighting the various people and organizations working in this area. So far we have focused on the professional applicator side ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Brett Bultemeier, Featured, National Pesticide Information Center, National Pesticide Safety Education Month 2022, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticide Safety, Special Topics
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Celebrate National Soup Day Today!


February 4, 2022

February 4 is National Soup Day!  While soup is a popular food all year, soup can be especially satisfying during colder winter months. History of Soup January is National Soup Month.  However, soup can be an easy nutrition-packed meal ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Cooking Tips, Featured, Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, National Soup Day, Soup

4-H: Head, HEART, Hands, and Health


February 2, 2022

When people unfamiliar with 4-H are introduced to our organization, they may hear the name and see the clover emblem with an H on each of the four leaves and wonder “What do those H’s stand for?” Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #4HVolunteers, #4HYouth, 4-H, Featured, Hands, Head, Health, Heart, Ocextension, Volunteers

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