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Not So Scary Biological Control Agents


October 28, 2021

While you may find some of these creatures spooky, biological control agents are not so scary after all. Biological control agents include insects, fish, or pathogens that target a specific invasive plant and increase the competitive advantage ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Air Potato, Alligatorweed, Aquatic Plants, Biological Control, Brazilian Peppertree, CAIP, Halloween, Hydrilla, Melaleuca, Turing Science Into Solutions, Ufifascaip, Water Hyacinth

UF/IFAS CALS Alumnus Featured on Food Network Show, “Halloween Wars”


October 23, 2020

For UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) alumnus Chad Gainey, Halloween is not only just his favorite holiday, it’s a chance to showcase his spooktacular pumpkin carvings on the hit ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agricultural Education, Alumni, Art, Business, CALS Alumni, Halloween, Pumpkins

Five of Florida’s Spookiest Invasive Plants


October 30, 2019

By Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Happy Halloween from UF/IFAS CAIP! To celebrate the scariest day of the year, we have gathered up five of the spookiest invasive plants haunting around the state of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Halloween, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF-IFAS, Water

Pumpkins- Decoration or Food?


October 22, 2018

Fall is such a wonderful season for colorful falling leaves, hay rides, carved jack-o’-lanterns, Halloween costumes, pumpkin flavored foods, autumn gatherings, and pumpkin patches! Pumpkin carving is one the best Halloween activities families ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, , Work & Life
Tags: Craft Paint, Decorating, Eat, Edible, Edible Pumpkins, Fall Season, Food Safety, Glitter, Halloween, Holiday, Markers, Nutritional Value, Paint, Painted Pumpkins, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Farmers, Pumpkin Patches, Pumpkin Recipes, Safety

Nothing Says Fall Like Pumpkins!


October 17, 2017

  Fall isn't fall until you have eaten your first piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are enjoyed by many people, never knowing how they originally got their start in traditional America. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek work ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Fall, Fall Harvest, Halloween, Native Americans, Pilgrims, Pumpkin, Pumpkin History, Pumpkin Pie, Thanksgiving

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