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Easy Math – Can You Do It?

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 26, 2022

I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Decisions and Change: Applying Forces to Help You Decide

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 11, 2022

In Extension, and especially in life, we have decisions that we need to make. Many of us typically embrace change or loathe change. Regardless if it is tough or easy, it involves a process of weighing our options (good and bad). I think that ... READ MORE

Category: , Clubs & Volunteers, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development
a brain holding hand weights to symbolize mental fitness

Mental Fitness…and GAINS

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
June 1, 2022

I had two “A-HA” moments the other day from one of our Extension Agents. Jana Anderson, Family Consumer Sciences Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, was teaching our team about personal wellness and challenging us to be more active ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development
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Research Journeys Update: Mari Schroeder, Food Safety Trainings and Microbial Contamination

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April 18, 2022

We are excited to welcome back Mari Schroeder to FSHN Research Journeys, our blog series that follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Mari is completing the second ... READ MORE

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Tags: Dr. Michelle Danyluk, Farming, Food Safety, Food Safety Extension, Food Safety Trainings, Food Science Graduate Program, Graduate Program, Mari Schroeder, Mari-schroeder-research-journeys, Mental Health, Microbial Contamination, Phd-fshn-graduate-feature, Protecting Mental Health, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-phd

Applying the Three Secrets of Resilient People to Your Life During a Pandemic

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October 6, 2021

The COVID Pandemic has been a source of stress and adversity for adults and youth alike over the last year. Many have seen their lives turned upside down due to loss of a job, change in working conditions, home schooling of children, and in ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Anxiety, Depression, Living, Mental Health, Pandemic, Recovery, Resilience, Resilient People

There is No WiFi in the Woods, But a Better Connection


September 23, 2021

The change of seasons here in North Florida provides a time to encourage kids to put away the tablets and phones and get in touch with the outdoors. Youth need time to reconnect with nature. A great way to teach them about the great outdoors ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Curriculum, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Mental Health, Nature, Outdoors, Quality Time, Woods”, Youth

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