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Teaching with Passion

A group of young children excited by learning

(This blog post is fifth in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for students from UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension… Read More

There’s No New Water

A circular symbol with arrows depicting recycling with text on interior stating "Save Water"

(This blog post is fourth in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective… Read More

Taking a New Path: Junior Water Academy

Coastline with ocean, sky and palm trees

(This blog post is first in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective… Read More

Cost-Share & Technical Resources for Agribusinesses: Extension, FSA, and NRCS

cross-fencing in a pasture

UF/IFAS Extension and partner agencies, such as the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), offer cost-share and technical resources for agribusinesses.  Here are some highlights of available resources, which were… Read More

Rain Sensors Help Protect Our River and Lagoon

irrigation running during flooding caused by recent rains

On a walk through neighborhoods between periods of heavy rain, have you ever seen sprinklers running unnecessarily?  During our rainy summers, the sight is pretty common, especially in the early mornings.  All the extra water… Read More