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​UF/IFAS expert: Don’t disturb bats during maternity season​


April 21, 2022

April 15 marked the start of bat maternity season, and through August 15 wildlife protection laws are in place.  Though they have benefits to the environment, bats can be misunderstood.   University of Florida experts ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bat Houses, Bats, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Bats, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Ken Gioeli, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Game Changers for the Florida Consumer


March 25, 2022

You might not think it, but March has been a great month for consumers, especially in Florida. Yes, fuel prices are up and inflation is high. There have been a few new developments on the state and national level. These developments are game ... READ MORE

Category: , Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banking, Consumer, Consumerism, Credit, Credit Report, Credit Score, Finance, Financial Education, Overdraft Fee, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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A silver anniversary celebrates a golden UF/IFAS Extension idea


February 23, 2022

ST. LUCIE, Fla – When Anita Neal, an environmental horticulture agent at UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, saw the need for better access to fresh, local produce for the community, she thought of a community garden.   She invited local ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Anita Neal, Environmental Horticulture, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS Southeast District

It Started with the Onion


February 4, 2022

At one point in my life I made homemade soup daily. At first it was an unwelcome chore done early in the morning for our café. We no longer have the café. I miss making soup. Moreover, I miss people’s reaction to a delicious and creative ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Food Business, Food Is Our Middle Name, NationalSoupDay, Onions, Produce, Restauranteur, Soup, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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Good Food Connections Virtual Meet-Up is Back


October 11, 2021

I think we would all agree that food is vitally important. More of us are starting to notice that the quality and origin of that food is just as important. Consumers are asking for locally grown, organic, farm-raised and more. The trend for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Connections, Crops, Food, Food Supply, Networking, Produce, Restaurant, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Vegetables
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Eco-friendly resolutions to top off your 2021 list if you live on Florida’s east coast


January 5, 2021

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

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: UF IFAS Extension, UF IFAS News, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County, UF/IFAS Extension Indian River County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Monroe County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County
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Latest non-native lizard to expand in Florida, UF/IFAS scientists warn


December 8, 2020

Palm trees, beaches and lizards are all common to Florida’s landscape, but did you know not all lizards are native? In fact, University of Florida researchers tell us that there are three times the number of lizards in the Sunshine State that ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Croc Docs, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Invasive Species, Ken Gioeli, Large Lizard, Lizards, Peters's Rock Agama, Steven Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS FLREC, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center

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