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Taking the sponge plunge to enhance an important species in the Gulf


March 28, 2024

On a recent overcast day, University of Florida experts dove into the Gulf, hoping to increase sponge abundance in an area off Hernando Beach. It’s not a deep dive – about 10 feet. But the hard bottom is key: It’s where sponges live ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Brittany Scharf, Don Behringer, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Enhancement, Hernando Beach, Hernando County, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Sponges, Tarpon Springs
White Ibis birds in a wetland.

ALL THINGS HOUSING IN THE CENTRAL DISTRICT.


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Family and Consumer Sciences L. Hamilton, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Deland, FL, J. Rodriguez, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL, J. Anderson, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Central District Symposium, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Flagler County, G. Benitez, Giovanna Benitez, H. Ayers, Hernando County, Hillary Ayers, Housing, IFAS, Ifas Extension, J. Anderson, J. Gomez, J. Rodriguez, Jana Anderson, Jenny Rodriguez, Johanna Gomez, L. Duncan, L. Hamilton, Lisa Hamilton, LuAnn Duncan, M. Thomas, Marion County, Melanie Thomas, Orange County, Osceola County, S. Taylor, Scott Taylor, St. John's County, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Volusia County, W. Lynch, Wendy Lynch
Alligator in water.

VIRTUAL PLANT CLINIC CELEBRATES THREE YEARS OF SUCCESS


April 15, 2023

2023 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - Horticulture, Florida Yards and Neighborhoods, Florida Friendly Landscaping™ W. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL Situation: When COVID-19 made it difficult ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Bill Lester, Central District Symposium, Extension, FFL, Florida Yards And Neighborhoods, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, FYN, Hernando County, Horticulture, IFAS, Ifas Extension, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, W. Lester, William Lester

FOOD SYSTEMS IN SEASON WORKSHOPS ON YOUTUBE LIVE.


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) W. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL and W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: There is ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Bill Lester, Brooksville, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Systems, Hernando County, Ifas Extension, St. Augustine, St. John's County, Wendy Lynch, William Lester

DEMONSTRATING A BETTER WAY TO COUNT: UTILIZING DRONES FOR MANATEE SYNOPTIC SURVEYS


April 11, 2020

B.J. Scharf1 and J.S. Strickland2 1 Marine Science Agent – UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County; 16110 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, FL 2 County Extension Director and Agricultural Agent – UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County; 1921 Kissimmee ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, B. J. Scharf, Central District, Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, FWC, Hernando County, J. S. Strickland, Manatee, Natural Resources, Osceola County, UF IFAS Extension

ASSESSMENT OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECREATIONAL BAY SCALLOP SEASON IN HERNANDO COUNTY,FLORIDA B.J. Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL,


April 15, 2019

C. Adams, UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL, A. Hodges, UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department, Gainesville, FL, and S.P. Geiger, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St Petersburg, FL. Situation: ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Hall-Scharf, Hernando County, Natural Resources, Scharf, UF IFAS Extension
Hurricane Irma Updates featured image

UF/IFAS Extension steps up to feed hungry children, babies in southwest Florida


September 19, 2017

  BROOKSVILLE, Fla. --- Laurie Hurner could hear the children and babies crying in hunger in her sleep. The University of Florida IFAS Extension Highlands County director knew she had to feed children left hungry by Hurricane Irma, so ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Babies, Children, Featured Hot Topic, Hernando County, Highlands County, Hurricane Irma, News

Dr. Gullible and Operation Skeeter Stop


April 20, 2017

  Situation: During 2016, reports about the Zika virus and associated health risks dominated the news throughout the nation, especially in Florida. In response, Hernando County Extension agents participated in the statewide “UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2017 Symposium, Brooksville, FL And W. Lester, FL., Florida Sea Grant, Hall-Scharf, Hernando County, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County

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