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UF survey: Florida tropical fish farmers bring state $172 million in sales


April 13, 2022

Through a first-of-its kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy. The $172 million reflects the sales of fish by members of the Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association ... READ MORE

Category: Recreation
Tags: Covid19, Craig Watson, Farm-gate Value, Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association, Hobbies, Imports, Pandemic, Pet Shops, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, Tropical Fish, Tropical Fish Farming, Tropical Fish Sales

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


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

Guest Blog: My Tangle with the Delta Variant of COVID-19


September 23, 2021

As the Zoonotic Diseases Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, I am required to remain abreast of emerging zoonotic diseases worldwide. The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which is the virus responsible for causing ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccines, Delta Variant, Pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, Vaccines, Virus

Keep Food Safety in Mind at Your Super Bowl Party


February 4, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist   The Super Bowl may look a little different this year being that it is going ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Bacteria, Basic Food Safety Principles: Clean, Broward County, Chill, Cook, Double Dipping, Eating For Good Health, Florida, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Hand Washing, Handwashing, Keep Food Safety In Mind, No Double Dipping, Pandemic, Separate, Super Bowl, Super Bowl Foods, UF/IFAS Solutions

Upcoming event: Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference 2021


January 28, 2021

The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) hosts a conference each spring to examine critical policy issues facing Florida agribusiness leaders and provide insights on economic factors that can inform business and policy decisions. As ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Events, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agribusiness, Covid-19, Economic Impact, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Pandemic

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase


January 5, 2021

During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Comfort Food, Covid-19, Eating, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food-secure, Jeanette Andrade, Nutrition, Pandemic, Salt, Snacks, Stress, Sugar
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Plants Need Social Distancing Too


October 26, 2020

Social distancing has become an all-too important description of our healthy relationships with one another during the pandemic. Did you know plants can benefit from “distancing” too? In fact, for central Florida gardeners, “distancing” ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Covid-19, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Pandemic, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Social Distancing

Gardening During the Pandemic: Finding a Refuge


October 12, 2020

Gardens have been associated with healing since ancient times, and people have long turned to gardens as places of refuge. During these current days of health, economic and other concerns, the need for healing and refuge is paramount. Sometimes ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Edible Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Gardening, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Pandemic, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Vegetable Gardening

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