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The Faces Of Urban Agriculture: Meet the 4-H Interns


August 8, 2022

There are a ton of internships available for high school students across Miami-Dade County, but not many compare to a 4-H experience like this! Meet the future of Urban Agriculture. Six students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools are spending ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Florida, Hydroponics, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida, Summer Internship, Urban Agriculture, Youth Development

If you are still using “123456” as your password…

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June 24, 2022

Now might be the time to change it! According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Florida is in the top 5 states where ID theft complaints were made. Identity theft is a severe problem, especially for young people just starting to establish ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #youthdevelopment, Crdifasmiami, Lifeskills, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida

Oriental Fruit Fly Quarantine expanded in Miami-Dade as 09/28/15

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September 29, 2015

Dear growers and public, please find the information of findings by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Fly Count Daily Finds: ­­­1 Total count to date: 161 Date of first find: Aug. 26, 2015 Date of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Expansion Of Fruit Fly, Miami-Dade, Mosca De La Fruta, Mosca Oriental De La Fruta, New Core, Nueva Area Cuarentena, Oriental Fruit Fly Core

Two new Oriental fruit fly meetings in September

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September 18, 2015

1. Agriculture Industry Town Hall at UF/IFAS Extension for Oriental Fruit Fly Program with Commissioner of Agriculture Commissioner Putnam understands how crucial the eradication efforts are to those in the agriculture industry. He invites ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Fly, Homestead, Invasive Pest, Meeting, Miami, Miami-Dade, Mosca Frutera Oriental, OFF, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pest, UF IFAS Extension

Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) in Miami-Dade County!

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September 8, 2015

There is a new Oriental Fruit Fly Detection in Miami-Dade County confirmed on August of 2015 by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). Education on prevention, monitoring and eradication once is detected is the key to keep ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: FDACS, Florida Pest Alert, Fruit Pest, Miami-Dade, Mosca Oriental De La Fruta, OFF, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pest, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension, Vegetable, Workshop

Downy mildew confirmed on South FL purple velvet plants

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August 6, 2015

Downy mildew, a disease known to damage dozens of plant species in Florida, has now been found on purple velvet plants in South Florida, UF/IFAS scientists say. Purple velvet plants are popularly used for foliage and cut flowers, said Aaron ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Downy Mildew, Gynura Aurantiaca, Homestead, Miami, Miami-Dade, Mildew, Nursery Pest, Ornamental, Pest, Peste, Plant Nursery, South Florida, UF, Velvet

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