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What Effects do Forest Fires have on the Storage of Carbon?


August 26, 2021

The other day I was enjoying a nice breakfast, when I saw a man sitting next to me with his bicycle. Of course, my wife started talking with him! It turns out that he is a professor from Columbia, NY who, as far as I could understood, teaches ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Carbon Storage, Climate Change, Fires, Forest, Trees

Tropical Fruit–Lychee


August 1, 2021

Tropical Fruit at a Glance--Lychee by Jeff Wasielewski, Laura Vasquez and Jonathan H. Crane Common name: Lychee Botanical name: Litchi chinensis Family: Sapindaceae Good varieties: Mauritius, Brewster, Sweetheart, Emperor About ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Approaching! Here three ideas to help prevent financial abuse in senior adults.


May 24, 2021

Help prevent financial fraud abuse in senior adults. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, 90% of financial fraud in senior adults is caused by family members or people who know the senior adult well. Sadly, senior adults are financially ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Homestead, Miami, Miami-Dade, MoneyMatters

What are IC3 and IC3.Gov?


April 27, 2021

Scammers are doubling their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. According to the Federal Trade Commission site, scammers are doubling their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #familyresourcemanagement, Homestead, Miami, Miami-Dade, South Florida, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook


June 12, 2020

Forecasters at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center are predicting an above-normal hurricane season! An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The outlook predicts ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Coasts & Marine, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Hurricanes, Natural Disaster

Keeping your workers and customers safe against COVID-19


May 12, 2020

Sanitation in your workplace We know that agricultural operations and workers are essential. But now that we might enter a "new normal" phase where we still have to practice sanitation while opening businesses like plant nurseries, farms, gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ag Safety, Agriculture, COVID-19, Farmworkers, Germs, Horticulture, Industry, Sanitation, Tool, UF, Virus

Coronavirus Safety Fact Sheets for Workers


April 3, 2020

I have received several questions regarding what to do if you have employees or work with others during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in agricultural operations and related businesses. While there is plenty of information about how ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricola, Agricultura, Agriculture, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Crops, Farmworker, Florida, Greenhouse, Horticulture, Nursery, Ornamental, Safety, Spanish, UF, Vivero

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