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Investigación de UF/IFAS: ¿Puede la inteligencia artificial ganarle la batalla a las especies invasoras?

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February 29, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas Los tegus argentinos blancos y negros, también conocidos como lagartos overos, son grandes ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Captura, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control, Deteccion, Español, Especies Invasoras, Florida, FLREC, Fort Pierce, IA, Instituto De Investigación Científica De Especies Invasoras, Inteligencia Artificial, ISRI, Lagartos Overos, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Monitoreo Y Control De Especies Invasoras, Proyecto Tegu, Reptiles Invasores, Spanish, Tegu, Tegu Argentino, Tegus Argentinos Blancos Y Negros, Trampas, Trampeo, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, UF/IFAS FLREC, Wild Vision Systems

More than just a nuisance: Why we should invest in managing mosquito populations

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February 28, 2024

The cool weather we are enjoying will be gone before you know it. Accompanying the warm weather comes the buzzing and biting of mosquitoes. Florida's warm, humid climate provides a breeding haven for mosquitoes, making them a constant nuisance ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Disease, Florida, Health, Integrated Pest Management, Livestock, Mosquito, Pest Control, Rural, Zoonotic Diseases

Information about 4-H and how to enroll


February 26, 2024

I am so excited that you are here to learn more about 4-H in Hillsborough County. 4-H is for all youth ages 8-18. Our motto is to Make the Best Better. We foster the spark in youth. One way to explain a "spark" (Benson, 2008) is something ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Amber Norris, Anorris, Central Florida, Children, Family, Florida, Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, Parenting

UF/IFAS invasion science website now live, amplifies citizen science participation in Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring

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February 22, 2024

A non-native lung parasite, Raillietiella orientalis, has reportedly spread across 25 counties in Florida, posing a threat to native snakes and other wildlife. The University of Florida Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI) has unveiled ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, ISRI, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Natural Resources, News, Paul Evans, Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.


February 22, 2024

BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Lawn And Ornamental, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Cpo, Education, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardening Class, Hkalaman, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Lawn And Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Nutrient Deficiencies, Orlando Events, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Pa, Palm, Palm Diagnostics, Palm Fertilizer, Palm Problems, Palms, PCO, Planning, Plant Diseases, Plant Pests, Pruning, Right-of-Way, Row, Streetscape, Sustainable Landscaping
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Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Español, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, Viviendas

Las alcachofas: más que un alimento saludable, un embellecedor de su jardín

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alcachofa, Condado De St. Johns, Cultivo, Español, Florida, Green Queen, Imperial Star, Jardín, Jardineros, Prissy Fletcher, Servicio De Extensión En El Condado De St. Johns, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension-St. Johns County, Variedades

Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida

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February 16, 2024

For a deep dive into Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, watch our YouTube of the webinar recording. If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, choose a site that is full sun with access to water. Gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Tsilvasy, Vegetable
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Walk Across Wakulla and Celebrate Wakulla Wonderful


February 11, 2024

The Wakulla Wonderful event is back!  On Saturday, March 9, from 10 am to 2 PM, Wakulla 4-H invites the Board of County Commissioners, all elected county officials, our business community and all citizens to join Wakulla 4-H at the Wakulla ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Educational, Extension, Family, Florida, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

2024 gARTening Schedule


February 7, 2024

What is the gARTening Program? The gARTening Program is designed to connect residents to both our UF/IFAS Extension Services and Horticulture through the use of art within gardening. The gARTening program is a program for all ages, from 4-104 ... READ MORE

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Tags: Air Plants, Art, Florida, Flower Crown, Garden, Gardening, GARTening, GARTening Program, Horticulture, Hypertufa, Kokedama, Master Gardener Volunteers, Master Gardeners, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers, Orlando, Orlando Gardening, Plants, Pressed Flowers, Succulents, Terrarium, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

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