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Townies Pizzeria composting workshop

UF/IFAS Extension partners with pizzeria to teach composting basics


July 16, 2024

As a soil biologist and agent for UF/IFAS Extension Nassau County, David Hébert teaches everything from selecting compostable food items to identifying microorganisms. Most recently, he’s done so from within a bustling Fernandina Beach shopping ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Amelia Plaza, Compost, Composting, David Hébert, Extension Nassau County, Fernandina Beach, Free, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lecture, Matt Klabacka, Megan V. Winslow, Megan Winslow, Microscopy, Northeast Florida Fair Association, Partnership, Soil Biology, Townies Pizzeria, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Winn-Dixie, Workshop
Agricultural workers

Agricultural safety center, UF/IFAS release heat-related illness toolkit


June 18, 2024

The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have partnered to create an online toolkit to help protect agricultural workers from ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agriculture, Ashley McLeod-Morin, Center For Public Issues Education, Education, Educational, Guide, Heat, Heat-illness, Heatstroke, Hydration, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Kidney Injury, Megan Winslow, PIE Center, SCCAHS, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Health And Safety, Summer, Temperature, Toolkit, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Taller gratuito sobre planificación empresarial y gestión tributaria para agricultores y finqueros en la Extensión de UF/IFAS de Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La operación exitosa de granjas y fincas requiere de sólidas habilidades comerciales para garantizar la viabilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultores, Apoyo Para Personas De Habla Hispana, Comercializacion, Departamento De Agricultura De Los Estados Unidos, Espanol, Extension De UF/IFAS De Miami-Dade, Fincas, Finqueros, FSA, Ganaderos, Granjas, Gratis, Huertas, Impuestos, Impuestos Agricolas, Intereses, Pago De Impuestos, Patrimonio De Herederos Y Planes De Sucesion, Plan De Negocios, Planificacion Empresarial E Impuestos, Prestamos, Programas Disponibles, Revision De Estados Financieros, Spanish, Taller, Taller Gratuito, Taller Sobre Planificacion Y Gestion Fiscal, Texas A&M, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Usda

Free business-planning, tax management workshop for farmers and ranchers at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Operating an agribusiness such as a farm or ranch successfully requires strong financial skills to ensure profitability and sustainability. Agribusiness managers can enhance their business operations by filing tax returns that take advantage ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, , Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agribusiness, Business Planning, Derek Farnsworth, Farm, Farm Loan Program, Farm Service Agency, Financial Statements, Food And Resource Economics, Heirs, Ranch, Succession Plans, Taxes, Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA Programs, Workforce Development

May 21: Discover the sweet secrets of Florida-grown mangos at UF/IFAS online, expert-led workshop


May 16, 2024

What makes Florida-grown mangos a commodity that growers and enthusiasts alike adore? Find out May 21 at a free online Mango Growers Workshop. Whether you grow, pick, pack, sell or simply enjoy mangos, scientists at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edward Mango, Florida-grown, Florida-grown Mangos, Jonathan Crane, Maha Chinook Mango, Mango, Mango Cultivation, Mango Season, Palmer Mango, Rosigold Mango, Southern Blush Mango, Tropical Research And Education Center
Chickens

Ten years on, UF/IFAS poultry program keeps clucking


May 16, 2024

For years, the presence of chickens in some Jacksonville backyards remained an open secret; observant neighbors knew they existed, and many didn’t mind. But some did. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Backyard, Backyard Chickens, Chicken, Class, Coop, Duval County, Egg, Extension, Hardee County, Hen, Hobby, IFAS, Institute For Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jacksonville, Poultry, Program, Seminar, Sourse, Spanish, Stephen Jennewein, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

La temporada de mango del 2024 está tomando forma: los expertos de UF/IFAS ofrecen sus observaciones


May 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. ¡La temporada de mangos ya está aquí!. Los árboles de mango en patios residenciales y sembradíos en el sur de Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abundancia, Almacenamiento, Antracnosis, Arboles De Mango, Aroma, Color, Consumidores, Cosecha, Cuajado De La Fruta, Dr. Charles Sims, Dr. Jeff Brecht, Dr. Yu Wang, Espanol, Fenologia, Floracion, Flores, Forma, Fruta, Frutos, Investigacion, Jardines, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Lluvias, Mango, Mercadeo, Metabolismo, Metabolomica, Patios Residenciales, Plantaciones, Poda, Podar, Productores Comerciales, Residencias, Sabor, Seleccion, Sembradios, Siembra, Spanish, Temporada De Mango, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS TREC, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Variedades, Viento

Atención productores de aguacate: Encuesta multiestatal de UF/IFAS busca saber más sobre el manejo de las enfermedades del aguacate


April 24, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. El apetito de los consumidores por los aguacates o paltas no muestra signos de disminución. Con frecuencia incorporados ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Aguacate, Alternativas De Manejo, árboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion Tropical, Costos Economicos, Empacadores, Encuesta, Encuesta En Espanol, Encuesta En Linea, Enfermedades, Escarabajo De Ambrosia, Espanol, Fincas, Florida, Jonathan Crane, Manejo, Marchitez Del Laurel, Miembros De La Industria Del Aguacate, ML, Multiestatal, Palta, Plantaciones, Produccion Comercial, Productores´, PRP, Pudricion De La Raiz Por Phytophthora, Sembradios, Spanish, Transportistas, TREC, USDA NAAS

UF/IFAS researchers address issues facing indoor farms


April 18, 2024

Across the globe, people are increasingly turning to greenhouses and indoor vertical farms to grow commodities. The systems use far less land than conventional farms, thereby drastically reducing some environmental impacts, University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Commodities, Controlled-environmental Agriculture, Donald Coon, Environmental Benefits, Greenhouse, Indoor Vertical Farming, Lauren Lindow, Ziynet Boz

UF/IFAS scientists host next ‘STEPS’ toward phosphorus sustainability with national think tank in South Florida


April 17, 2024

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for food security and human survival, and it is an element that cannot be replenished. That is why using phosphorus efficiently is essential and the focus of a national research effort led by leading ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Elise Morrison, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Jonathan Judy, Juan Nino, Kelly Morgan, Matthew VanWeelden, National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation-Science And Technology Center, News, Research, Sandra Guzmán, Science And Technologies For Phosphorus Sustainability, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), STEPS, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

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