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Animal sciences graduate shares how extracurriculars led to her career path


June 3, 2020

During her time as a member of the National FFA Organization through middle and high school, Shelby Bundy learned about the variety of careers in agriculture. After showing livestock at local fairs, Shelby became interested in the animal sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, Animal Sciences Major, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Animal Specialization, Food Safety, Livestock, Swine Unit, UF, University Of Florida, USDA

Hurricane Preparedness: Meal and Menu Planning


June 1, 2020

Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. We have seen the devastating effects to communities that have been hit hard by hurricanes, which are always a very real threat to Florida. Preparedness is one key to successfully weathering ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition,
Tags: Be Prepared, Boil Water Order, Breakfast, Cleaning Supplies, Covid-19, Dinner, Disaster, Disaster Menus, Disinfectant Wipes, Emergency Food Supply, Face Masks, Food Groups, Food Safety, Food Supply Kit, Hand Sanitizer, Hurricane Food Safety, Hurricane Meal Planning, Hurricane Meals, Hurricane Menus, Hurricane Preparedness During COVID-19, Hurricane Preparedness Matters, Hurricane Season, Hurricane Shopping, Hurricane Shopping List, June 1st To November 30th, Lunch, Menu, Menu Planning, MyPlate Food Groups, Non-perishables, Preparedness, Safe Cooking Water, Safe Drinking Water, Shopping List, Stock Your Pantry, UF/IFAS Solutions
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Hurricane Season June First thru November 30th


May 18, 2020

Preparation By Yvonne Florian and Christine Kelly-Begazo Hurricane season will be upon us June first. As if we didn't already have enough to keep our pantry challenged, add to it the task of stocking up for storm season. But this can be ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Batten-down, Charging Technology, Disaster Go Box, Disaster Praparation, Emergency Pantry, Food, Food Safety, Fueling, Hurricane Preparation, Landscaping, Storm

Eating from Backyard Gardens in South Florida


May 15, 2020

The pandemic of 2020 has many families faced with job loss, reduced income, and tight budgets leading to limited food options. Food donation lines are long. Many are in need. Farmers are making local produce available directly to consumers. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition,
Tags: #Covid-19 Pandemic, Avocado, Carambola, Eating, Eating For Good Health, Eating From South FL Garden, Eating From The Backyard, Economical Meals, Food Safety, Green Beans, Hand Washing, Limited Food Options, Local Food, Local Produce, Mango, Nutritious Meals, Recipes, Star Fruit, Tight Budgets, Tomatoes, UF/IFAS Solutions, Well Balanced Meals

Avocado Selection, Storage and Preparation


May 12, 2020

Delicious green avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids, and more than 20 vitamins and minerals, plus they are a good source of fiber. They have more potassium than bananas ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension

Avocado Selection, Storage and Preparation


May 12, 2020

Delicious green avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids, and more than 20 vitamins and minerals, plus they are a good source of fiber. They have more potassium than bananas ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avocados, Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert


May 1, 2020

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless. Watermelons are listed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension, Watermelon

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert


May 1, 2020

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless. Watermelons are listed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension, Watermelon

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert


May 1, 2020

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless. Watermelons are listed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF IFAS Extension, Watermelon

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