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42nd Annual Volusia County Farm Tour

October 27, 2023

November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock,
Tags: Agriculture, Cattle, Central District, Farm Tour, Food, Horses, Livestock, Volusia County
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November and December 2023 Class List

October 23, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Make sure to follow us on Eventbrite to be notified by email whenever we post a new class: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips October ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Charcuterie, Charcuterie Board, Cooking, Crab Traps, Dehydrating, Fishing, Florida Friendly, Food, Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing, Horses, Livestock, My Brevard Yard, MyBrevardYard, Pasture Management, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Seafood, Site Visits, Soil Improvement, Urban Farming

A year after Ian, Southwest Florida recovering with help of UF/IFAS Extension

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September 20, 2023

In the year since Hurricane Ian unleashed its fury on Southwest Florida, UF/IFAS Extension agents have helped communities in their long road to recovery. Left in the path of the hurricane’s 150 mph winds and flooding rain: damaged crops, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Damage, David Outerbridge, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hurricane Ian, Lessons, Lindsey Wiggins, Livestock, Nurseries, One-year Anniversary, Ralph Mitchell, Resilience, Resilient Working Waterfronts, UF/IFAS Extension Charlotte County, UF/IFAS Extension Lee County

The Power of Livestock Judging

September 19, 2023

Being involved in 4-H allows various opportunities for youth to be engaged, it allows them the opportunity to explore careers, express ideas, and allows them to develop life skills. Through the involvement in 4-H, members are able serve on the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-h Livestock, Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Farm, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Torpedograss Toxicity in Horses: What’s the Truth?

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September 8, 2023

Horse owners have the utmost concern for their animals, and one of their top concerns is toxic plants. Florida’s tropical climate supports a variety of non-native, often tropical species that can cause toxicity issues for livestock. Producers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Farm Management, Invasive Species, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Grass, Horse, Horses, Livestock, Panicum, Pasture, Research, Torpedo, Torpedograss, Toxic, Toxic Plants, Toxicity

Will Men in the Kitchen Improve Nutrition? Women in Rwanda Say Yes

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June 7, 2023

Gender roles affect everyone, everywhere, but they are most pronounced in countries with highly traditional cultures. In many societies, men decide which foods to buy and how much, and this role makes them primary decision makers in relation ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Safety, Gender Roles, International Development, Livestock, Nutrition, Rwanda
Classes and events at U F I F A S Extension Brevard County

May 2023 Class List

April 27, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this May! Below is our current class list for the month. Mother's Day Charcuterie Board Basics May 3  |  6 pm – 8 pm Mom’s and kids of all ages, celebrate ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Adulting, Backyard Chicken, Bright Futures, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Car Seat Safety, Charcuterie, Charcuterie Board, Child Passenger Saftey, Child Safety, Commercial Landscaping, Crab Traps, Day Camp, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida Wildlife, Food Handlers, Food Handlers Certification, Food Preservation, Food Safety, Golf Association, Hunter Safety, Invasive Species, Livestock, Outdoor Skills, Pasture Management, Pest Control, Pesticide, Pests, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Seminar, Soil Improvement, Space Coast Golf & Turf Association, Summer Camp, Turf, Turf Management, Turfgrass, Volunteer Opportunities, Volunteering, Water Bath Canning, Youth Development
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Celebrating National Ag Day in Manatee County

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March 21, 2023

March 21st is National Agriculture Day! Founded in 1973, National Agriculture Day is dedicated to increasing awareness of agriculture’s role in modern society. This year's theme is "Growing a Climate for Tomorrow", putting an emphasis on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farmer, Farmer's Market, Fresh From Florida, Horticulture, Livestock, Manatee County, Ornamental, Shop Local

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