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UF/IFAS researchers review alternatives to prescribed burning

Megan Winslow
March 19, 2024

Each year, the Florida Forest Service authorizes about 88,000 prescribed burns by landowners and public agencies on more than 2.1 million acres of land. Objectives include promoting healthy regeneration of vegetation, controlling disease among ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: And Geomatics Sciences, Burn, Chopping, Fire, Fisheries, Florida Forest Service, Grazing, Hand Felling, Herbicide, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Land Management, Megan Winslow, Michael Andreu, Mowing, Mulching, Prescribed Burn, Prescribed Fire, School Of Forest, Timber, Timber Harvesting, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Wildfire

Starting a farming business? UF/IFAS hosts virtual English and Spanish workshops for beginners

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March 18, 2024

Florida farming is big business. To make it in today’s competitive market, those new to the industry need a solid business plan and the right marketing tactics to build a business from the ground up. "Agricultural operations, regardless ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Business, Business Plan, Climate, Consumer, Consumer Preferences, Consumer Reviews, Farm Operations, Farming, Farming Is A Business, Financial Planning, Human Resources, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jonael Bosques-Mendez, La Agricultura Es Un Negocio, Luis Rodriguez Rosado, Marketing, Marketing Plan, News, Research, Spanish, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, University Of Florida

¡Descubra cómo iniciar su propio negocio agrícola! UF/IFAS ofrece talleres virtuales en inglés y español para principiantes

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March 18, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La agricultura en Florida es un gran negocio. Para sobrevivir en el competitivo mercado actual, los principiantes ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultores, Agricultura, Alimentos, Departamento De Agricultura De EEUU, Departamento De Agricultura Y Servicios Al Consumidor De Florida, Espanol, Expertos En Agricultura, Fincas, Florida, Gestion, Granjas, Implementacion, Jonael Bosques-Mendez, Luis Rodriguez Rosado, Manejo De Negocios, Mercadeo, Mercado, Negocios, Operaciones Agricolas, Plan De Mercadeo, Plan De Negocios, Planeamiento, Principiantes, Rentabilidad, Spanish, Taller En Espanol, Talleres, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS En El Condado De Hardy, UF/IFAS En El Condado De Polk, Ventas
Master Gardener Volunteer

Florida celebrates 45 years of Master Gardener Volunteer program

Megan Winslow
March 14, 2024

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension offices will show appreciation next week for the more than 3,300 residents serving as Master Gardener Volunteers throughout the state. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Gardening, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Laynie Yip, Master Gardener Volunteer, Megan Winslow, MGV, UF, University Of Florida, Volunteer, Volunteering, Wendy Wilber

Looking to build a citywide compost program? Policy makers, others invited to UF/IFAS Compost Consortium on March 27

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March 6, 2024

Federal agencies are investing millions of dollars to support innovative compost plans and programs that divert food waste from landfills. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is leading the charge ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Compost Business, Compost Consortium, Economic Development, Environmental Impacts, Florida Composting Council, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, IFAS, Landfills, Liz Felter, Mica McMillan, Sustainability, Sustainable, Sustainable Recycling, UF, UF News, UF/IFAS Compost Consortium, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Usda

UF/IFAS scientists address food security in the Caribbean

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February 6, 2024

At their core, land-grant institutions like the University of Florida focus on how science, research and global partnerships can address food-security challenges, develop innovative solutions and efficiently reach those in need. To promote ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Caribbean, Crop Yields, Fisheries, Food Security, Forestry, Global Food Security, Global Partnerships, Industry And Labour, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Kelly Morgan, Lincoln Zotarelli, News, Nutrients, Rural Transformation, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines Ministry Of Agriculture, Sarah Strauss, Soil, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Health, Soil Microbiology, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Taiwan International Cooperation And Development Fund, U.S. Agency For International Development/Eastern And Southern Caribbean Region, U.S. Department Of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

USDA, Extensión Cooperativa y APLU galardonan a UF/IFAS CAFÉ Latino mediante el Premio Nacional de Diversidad en Extensión

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November 15, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Desde el 2016, un número creciente de profesionales de University of Florida han unido esfuerzos para mejorar el acceso ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Farm Management, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Livestock, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Andra Johnson, APLU, Asociacion De Universidades Publicas Y Con Concesion De Tierras, CAFE Latino, Clases, Coalition Of Florida Extension Educators For Latino Communities, Departamento De Agricultura De Los Estados Unidos, Diversidad, Espanol, Extension, Hispanos, Inclusion, Informacion, Instituto Nacional De Alimentacion Y Agricultura, John Diaz, Jonael Bosques, Karla Shelnutt, Latinos, Laura Valencia, Manjit Mirra, Poblacion Latina, Premio, Servicio De Extension, Servicios, Sistema De Extension Cooperativa, Spanish, Traducciones, UF/IFAS, USDA-NIFA

UF/IFAS Extension entrepreneurship program grows new Florida farmers

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April 24, 2023

This summer and fall, UF/IFAS Extension will host the Ag Entrepreneurship Series, a program designed to help aspiring and beginning farmers sow the seeds of success. “Extension offices across the state often hear from residents who are ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag Entrepreneurship Series, Kevin Athearn, News, Tatiana Sanchez, Tatiana Sanchez-Jones

El taller “Business of Farming” ofrece a los empresarios agrícolas emergentes consejos claves para iniciar un negocio a pequeña escala

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April 13, 2023

Un equipo de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) está ofreciendo un taller de dos días, denominado Business of Farming y dirigido a los consumidores que buscan crear un negocio agrícola. Habrá asistencia ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Events, Farm Management, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Business Of Farming, Demanda, Departamento De Agricultura De Los Estados Unidos, Descripcion De La Empresa, Espanol, La Finca Es Un Negocio, Negocios Agricolas A Pequena Escala, Plan De Mercadeo, Plan Financiero, Plan Operativo, Podcast, Programa De Recursos Humanos, Resumen Ejecutivo, Servicio De Investigacion Economica De USDA, Spanish, Taller, Trent Blare, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Venta De Alimentos

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