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Crunchy or smooth? The Peanut Butter Challenge accepts them all 

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September 22, 2022

The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Emily Beach, Food Is Our Middle Name, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge
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The Benefits of Cooking with an Air Fryer


September 15, 2022

Air fryers have become a very popular kitchen appliance, especially in the last few years. With all the other appliances on the market, do air fryers really live up to the hype? We think they do! Here are the benefits of cooking with an air ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Appliances, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Safety, Nutrition, Nutrition And Health

MEDIA ALERT: August 18 honey taste-testing event with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie, partners, to commemorate World Honey Bee Day

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August 11, 2022

WHAT: On August 18, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County will host a taste-testing of locally grown honey varieties direct from beekeepers. Honey tastings will be available while supplies last from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Examples of honey available ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Food Is Our Middle Name, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, Pollinators, Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association, UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UFIFASExtension, World Honey Bee Day

New research identifies the needs and tools to help urban farmers succeed

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July 5, 2022

The needs of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) operations in Florida have been relatively unknown, which led UF/IFAS researchers to dig deeper. A newly published study explains the most common challenges these farmers face and opportunities ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Urban Agriculture, Food Is Our Middle Name, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant, Small Urban Farm, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farm, Urban Food Production
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UF/IFAS, Mississippi State seek input to assess potential expansion of U.S. passion fruit industry

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May 19, 2022

With demand for passion fruit growing in the United States, researchers are exploring how domestic production of this sought-after fruit could expand, thanks to a grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Food Is Our Middle Name, Jonathan Crane, Mississippi State University, Passion Fruit, Plant Breeding, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center
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Oyster market research outlines marketing strategies for increasing grower profits

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April 4, 2022

Highlights ·         A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price. ·         The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Is Our Middle Name, Marketing, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant
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Oyster monitoring project provides insight to spring mortalities

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April 4, 2022

  Highlights ·         The Florida oyster aquaculture industry is rapidly growing but growers have experienced unexplainable mortality events in recent years. ·         A new UF/IFAS program monitored oyster ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Food Is Our Middle Name, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

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