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Oysters and foodborne illness: What you should know

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September 22, 2022

Each year, consumers eat millions of oysters worldwide, with a significant number of the mollusks grown in the Gulf of Mexico. While illness from eating oysters is rare, it can be fatal. Here, Razieh Farzad, a UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant seafood ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Safety, Oyster, Oysters, Seafood

Crunchy or smooth? The Peanut Butter Challenge accepts them all 

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September 22, 2022

The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #Foodisourmiddlename, Emily Beach, Food Is Our Middle Name, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Economice en almuerzos escolares

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September 21, 2022

To access the English version, please use this link Acerca de esta serie: • El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial, desde los ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Ahorro, Alimentos, Almuerzo, Economizar, Empaque, Escuela, Hijos, Ninos, Proteina, Sobrantes

Learn to help others manage their finances through the Florida Master Money Mentor program; introductory webinar October 6

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September 21, 2022

If you want to help others manage their finances, UF/IFAS can train you through the Florida Master Money Mentor Program (FMMM). Lisa Leslie, a family and consumer sciences agent, Accredited Financial Counselor® and Certified Financial Planner™ ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida Master Money Mentoring, Jill Breslawski, Lisa Leslie, Personal Finances, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa County, UF/IFAS Extension Walton County, Webinar

Researchers make progress on breeding citrus canker-resistant plants; discovery may lead to breeding citrus greening-resistant trees


September 21, 2022

BALM, Fla. – A promising method to support the development of citrus varieties that are resistant to deadly diseases is the advancement of gene editing.  By “knocking out” genes within the plant that are susceptible to the pathogen that ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Canker, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Fred Gmitter, Gene Editing, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hlb, Resistance, Ruth-borger.borger, Zhanao Deng

Profesor de UF/IFAS y Especialista de Extensión Social del Año 2022 está a la vanguardia en el cultivo de variedades sostenibles de lechuga para Florida

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September 20, 2022

For the English version, use this link Para Germán Sandoya Miranda la pasión por la agricultura comenzó desde niño, mientras jugaba en las fincas de sus abuelos, en su tierra natal en la costa ecuatoriana. A medida que se acercaba ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Espanol, Extension Social, Herencia Hispana, Lechuga, UF/IFAS

This UF/IFAS assistant professor and 2022 Extension Specialist of the Year is at the forefront cultivating sustainable lettuce varieties for Florida

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September 20, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace For Germán Sandoya Miranda, a lifelong passion for agriculture began when he was a child playing on his grandparents’ farms in his homeland of coastal Ecuador  As ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Diseases, Agricultural Pests, German Sandoya Miranda, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Lettuce, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding
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El Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS-Collier ofrece clases en español sobre el uso de pesticidas comerciales para obtener las licencias de aplicación de fertilizantes de FDACS

Bahder, Luz
September 19, 2022

Use this link for the English version. El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Césped, Espanol, Extension Social, Licencias, Pesticidas

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