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Científicos encuentran evidencia de que la leche materna de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 podría proteger a los bebés

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January 19, 2023

Un nuevo estudio de University of Florida provee nueva evidencia de que la leche materna proveniente de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 brinda protección a los infantes que, por edad, no pueden recibir la vacuna. Este último estudio ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Covid-19, Embarazo, Español, Hispana, Joseph Larkin, Latina, Lauren Stafford, Leche Materna, Neonatologia, Spanish, University Of Florida, Vacuna, Vivian Valcarce Luaces

Meet Hillsborough County’s New Residential Horticulture Extension Agent

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December 23, 2022

IntroductionHello everyone! My name is Tia Silvasy, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Hillsborough County! I started this position in December 2022 and wanted to take a moment ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banana, Blog, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Hawaii, Hillsborough County, Horticulture, Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Residential Horticulture, Tampa Bay, Tia Silvasy, Tsilvasy, University Of Florida

World Oceans Day: Why it matters for One Health?


June 9, 2022

I would like to celebrate World Oceans Day on our very own One Health Blog by identifying where the interconnections between realms happen within the ocean context. By interconnections, I mean the One Health philosophy concept of humans, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Conservation, One Health, One Health At UF, Transdisciplinarity, University Of Florida, Women In Science, World Oceans Day
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May-June Bug Season


June 27, 2020

Back in May I noticed numerous half-inch brown beetles congregating around my porch light every evening at around 10:00 PM. Most householders in Florida deal with their dried-out bodies under outdoor lights, in shallow plant saucers, or ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetle Life Cycle, Beetles, Fungal Pest Control, Green June Beetle, Grubs, Indian River County, Japanese Beetles, June Beetles, June Bugs, May Beetles, Parasitic Flies, Parasitic Wasps, University Of Florida, White Grubs

Animal sciences graduate shares how extracurriculars led to her career path


June 3, 2020

During her time as a member of the National FFA Organization through middle and high school, Shelby Bundy learned about the variety of careers in agriculture. After showing livestock at local fairs, Shelby became interested in the animal sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, Animal Sciences Major, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Animal Specialization, Food Safety, Livestock, Swine Unit, UF, University Of Florida, USDA
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Hurricane Season Is Here


June 24, 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun, and UF/IFAS Extension is preparing for all potential emergencies. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting a season similar to last year’s, with 9 to 15 named storms, 2 ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019 Hurricane Season, Florida, Florida Hurricane Season, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael, Mental Health First Aid, Panhandle, University Of Florida

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