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UF/IFAS scientists launch landscape water use survey to enhance water conservation efforts, programs statewide

April 10, 2024

Looking for ways to help save on your household water bill? Wondering how often to irrigate the lawn? Perhaps you are looking at the use of technologies that will help you gauge when and how often to irrigate. A team of University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Environmental Horticulture, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Horticulture Department, Irrigation, Landscape Water Use Survey, Lawn, Natural Resources, News, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sustainability, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Conservation

New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought

April 9, 2024

A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alena Poulin, Aquaculture, Aquatic, Commercial Fishing, Farmed Fish, Fish, Food, Food Security, Frank Asche, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, James Anderson, Megan Winslow, Nature, Resource Economics, Seafood, Sustainability, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Waste
a person's hands scooping soil out of a brown paper sample bag.

Experiential Learning Lab provides undergraduate students research opportunities

March 18, 2024

University of Florida students are immersing themselves in the hands-on study of soil, water, and ecosystem sciences in the Experiential Learning Lab (ELL). Dr. Ann Wilkie, research professor in the UF/IFAS department of soil, water, and ecosystem ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ann Wilkie, BioEnergy And Sustainable Technology Lab, Experiential, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sustainability, Undergraduate Research

South Florida Community Urban Food HUB

March 15, 2024

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo & UF Intern Abraham Cuadrado Did you know that 15% of the world’s food is grown in urban areas? From backyard community gardens to vacant lots along highways ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agroecology, Community, Community Garden, Conservation, Conserve Water, Edible Landscaping, Education, Food Justice, HUB, Soil Health, Sustainability, Urban Horticulture, Volunteers

Looking to build a citywide compost program? Policy makers, others invited to UF/IFAS Compost Consortium on March 27

March 6, 2024

Federal agencies are investing millions of dollars to support innovative compost plans and programs that divert food waste from landfills. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is leading the charge ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Compost Business, Compost Consortium, Economic Development, Environmental Impacts, Florida Composting Council, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, IFAS, Landfills, Liz Felter, Mica McMillan, Sustainability, Sustainable, Sustainable Recycling, UF, UF News, UF/IFAS Compost Consortium, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, USDA

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