Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need.
The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE
The race is on to support biodiversity in a big way. Cities in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties have partnered as the South Florida team in the City Nature Challenge (CNC).
Now in its eighth year, the City Nature ... READ MORE
Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown.
Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE
Florida’s most popular lawn is St. Augustinegrass – a favorite for producing a lush green to dense blue-green turf well-adapted to most soils and regions throughout the state.
But in South Florida, a silent killer known as Lethal ... READ MORE
Living in South Florida has its perks and pitfalls. With beautiful beaches and plenty to do all year long, the same region experiences some of the most extreme subtropical weather conditions that take a toll on turf.
The University of ... READ MORE
Horseshoe crabs are a vital part of Florida’s coastal ecology.
Their eggs are a major food source for shorebirds migrating north as well as many fish species.
A statewide Horseshoe Crab Watch is expanding into Miami-Dade County and ... READ MORE
SOUTHEAST FL. – January 2021 is up and running and many people like to dedicate the first month of the year to coming up with new year’s resolutions that will stick. While most want to forget the events of 2020, a look at what was accomplished ... READ MORE
SOUTHEAST FL. – [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]What will your resolution be for 2021? If you live in Southeast Florida, there are plenty of eco-friendly opportunities to explore.[/inlinetweet]
In 2020, we learned to transform ... READ MORE
By Lourdes Rodriguez and Brad Buck
UF/IFAS Extension experts are communicating with agricultural workers to connect them with COVID-19 free testing, safety information and training – a role they have been serving throughout the pandemic. ... READ MORE