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Storm Updates for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

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September 23, 2022

As Hurricane Ian approaches our area, see the following storm updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep resources, and local resources here. Stay tuned to your local news channels, Polk County Emergency ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Featured, Food Safety, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County FL, Preparedness, Safety, Storms

NCBS Intern Report: Marine and Coastal Science Communication

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August 1, 2022

Written by 2022 Summer Intern Jessie Moses, hosted by Savanna Barry (UF/IFAS NCBS) Sci-Comm for Floridians and beyond As an intern this summer, I got to work with Dr. Savanna Barry creating marine and coastal science communications ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Featured, NCBS Interns, Recreation, Restoration, Shoreline Restoration
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Florida 4-H Foundation announces the 2022 Florida 4-H Hall of Fame inductees


July 20, 2022

GAINSEVILLE, Fla. – Since 2002, Florida 4-H has inducted many outstanding 4-H alumni, volunteers, professionals, and community leaders into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. These members have significantly contributed to the UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Featured, Florida 4-H, Florida 4-H Foundation, Gilchrist County, Hillsborough County, Leon County, Polk County, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers

Heat, Hydration, and Dehydration: Tips to drink more water


July 19, 2022

This is the 3rd blog in this series. Over the past 20 years, I have heard many program participants and clientele state that they don’t like to drink water, or they never drink water. This attitude always surprises me because water is so ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: And Dehydration: Tips To Drink More Water, Be Cautious Of The Impacts Of Heat On Your Health, Extreme Heat, Featured, Heat, Heat Hydration And Dehydration, Hot Working Environment, Hydration, Signs And Symptoms Of Heat-related Illness, Sources Of Water, Tips To Increase Water Intake

Restaurant Customers value sustainability in seafood and are willing to pay more for it, UF Researchers say.

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July 19, 2022

Highlights Consumers prefer seafood entrees more transparent information at casual and fine dining restaurants. Country of origin was unimportant, showing customer choices at restaurants differ from those made at grocery stores. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Featured, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research, Seafood, Seafood Sustainability, Special Topics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Research
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New Episode from Naturally Florida: “Rat Poisons and Wildlife: What’s the Big Deal?”


July 18, 2022

Rodenticides are a specific type of pesticide used to control rats and mice, also known as rat poisons, but they can have impacts throughout the food chain if not used correctly. In this episode, we will explore the science behind rodenticides, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Featured, Integrated Pest Management, Lmilligan, Naturally Florida Podcast, Pest Management, Rats, Rodenticides, Shannon Carnevale
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Time to prep for your fall Florida garden

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July 14, 2022

Time to garden! With food prices climbing toward the sky it may be time to consider pulling that brown thumb out of your pocket and adding a little green paint to it.  Growing a garden can be a humbling experience, especially in Florida, but ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Classes, Featured, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Tomatoes, Vegetables

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

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