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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

Bahder, Luz
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

Horse owners help protect water quality with new tool

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September 19, 2022

Managing manure can be a challenge for horse owners. One horse can produce an average of 50 pounds of waste per day and with an estimated 385,000 horses in Florida, that waste piles up. A new UF/IFAS online tool helps horse owners identify ways ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Equine, Horse, Horse Care, Horse Management, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department, Water, Water Quality

National Farm Safety and Health Week: A time to recognize the potential dangers of agricultural work and to stay safe

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September 15, 2022

Dangers lurk for those working in agriculture – an economic sector that includes farms, forestry, fisheries and hunting. When you combine agriculture, forestry and fishing, 18,750 people suffered nonfatal injuries in 2020 in the United ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management
Tags: Agricultultural And Biological Engineering, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Farms, Injuries, Machinery, National Farm Safety And Health Week, OSHA, Serap Gorucu
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Científico de UF/IFAS desarrolla un método de detección para una enfermedad letal de las palmeras, el cual ahorra tiempo y dinero, además de salvar su propiedad

Bahder, Luz
September 14, 2022

To access the English version, please use this link Más de 65 especies de palmeras en los Estados Unidos son vulnerables a un hongo que causa la descomposición de la madera, lo que puede dañar o destruir las palmeras. El hongo, Ganoderma ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ADN, Braham Dhillon, Diagnostico, Fungi, Ganoderma, Ganoderma Zonatum, Hongo, Micología, Palmeras, PCR, Protocolo, UF/IFAS
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Ancient origins of donkeys discovered

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September 14, 2022

The horse has cemented its place in history as a companion animal, athlete, mode of transportation and more. Sometimes overlooked, the donkey has its own unique and significant history, which tells how it evolved right alongside humans. New ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetics, Genome, Genome Sequencing, History, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department

AI-enhanced system detects bruised strawberries before they get to the grocery store

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September 8, 2022

If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes. Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Bruises, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Lee, Detection, Fresh, Grocery Store, Harvesting, Maturity, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Produce, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Xue Zhou, Yiannis Ampatzidis

Summit to help ag businesses learn to market themselves through new media

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September 1, 2022

Want to know more about how to promote your agriculture-based business? You might reach more customers with a more effective presence on social media, among other tactics. To learn more about how to use non-traditional media to promote your ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education And Communication, Center For Rural Enterprise Engagement, Consumers, Lauri Baker, Marketing, New Media, Rural Businesses, Social Media, Webinars
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Global Food Systems Institute to take land-grant mission worldwide


August 29, 2022

The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission. Created ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adegbola Adesogan, Animal Sciences, ET And Vam York, Global Food Systems Institute, J. Scott Angle, News

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