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Learn from our Edible Landscaping Series to Grow Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs the Florida Friendly Way

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January 16, 2023

Food crops can demand substantial amounts of water, fertilizer, and care. Using Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) practices can reduce the inputs and still allow you to harvest food abundantly. There are many different terms for edible ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Edible, Fertilizer, Florida, Food, Fruit And Vegetable, Garden, Herbs, Landscape, Tia Silvasy, Tina McIntyre, UF, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetable
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University of Florida professor garners national recognition from American Society for Horticultural Science

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January 7, 2023

A University of Florida professor celebrated for his gift to mentor graduate students was selected for the American Society for Horticultural Science for its Outstanding Volunteer of the Year 2022 Award. Lorenzo Rossi advanced the American ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Professional Development,
Tags: @UFRootBioLab, Ashs, ASHS UF_IFAS PlantRootBiology, PlantRootBiology, UF, UF_IFAS

Un plan de bioseguridad para proteger nuestras aves de corral durante el invierno

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December 14, 2022

El invierno llega a Florida, y con este, migraciones de aves silvestres cargando enfermedades virales y bacterianas las cuales pueden enfermar nuestros pollos, codornices, patos, y otras especies a nuestro cuidado. ¿Cómo reducir la posibilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Animales, Aves, Bacteria, Bioseguridad, Corral, Cuarentena, Depredadores, Enfermedades, Extension, Gallinas, IFAS, Infección, Inspeccion, Invierno, Manejo, Patos, Pollos, Salud, Salvaje, UF, Veterinario, Virus

A Winter Biosecurity Plan for our Backyard Birds

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December 14, 2022

Wintertime is upon us. With it comes massive bird migrations that can carry viral diseases which may end up affecting our backyard chickens, ducks, quail, and other feathered creatures under our care. How do we reduce the possibility of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Backyard, Chickens, Disease, Extension, Hardee, Hens, IFAS, Infection, Livestock, Poultry, Prevention, UF, Virus

Los economistas estiman pérdidas de hasta $1,56 billones en la agricultura de Florida debido al Huracán Ian

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October 18, 2022

Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Danos, Datos, Economista, Español, Estimacion, Evaluacion Preliminar, Evaluaciones, Huracan Ian, Hurricane Ian, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, UF, UF-IFAS
Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 2

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 2


September 27, 2022

Sustainable development goal 2 aims to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” or as it is shortened, to achieve “zero hunger” by 2030. The progress to accomplish this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, Climate Change, Olga Munoz, One Health At UF, Sustainable Development Goals, Transdisciplinarity, UF

In the Garden, We Grow: Cold Cole Crops

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July 13, 2022

Independence Day Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassica, Cole Crops, Coleslaw, Fall Planting, FFL, Independence Day, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Bed Garden, UF, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, Vegetable Gardening

In the Garden, We Grow

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June 8, 2022

Everything Grows Recently while singing Raffi’s, “Everything Grows” with my two boys, my oldest said, “no it doesn’t…fire hydrants don’t grow. Signs don’t, fences don’t, doors don’t…” Despite his snarky, yet funny observation, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Foodscape, Garden, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Beds, UF, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardening

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