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Las alcachofas: más que un alimento saludable, un embellecedor de su jardín

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alcachofa, Condado De St. Johns, Cultivo, Espanol, Florida, Green Queen, Imperial Star, Jardin, Jardineros, Prissy Fletcher, Servicio De Extensión En El Condado De St. Johns, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County, Variedades

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

A call to action: UF/IFAS scientists, compost industry, policy makers join to promote compost standards, practices in Florida

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January 25, 2024

Food waste is one of the main drivers in Florida’s dependence on landfills, which fuel greenhouse emissions and promote climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), landfills contribute annually up to ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, EPA, Florida Compost Council, Florida Counties, Florida Municipalities, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Global Warming, Greenhouse Emissions, Greenhouse Gas, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Landfills, Liz Felter, Methane, Mica McMillan, News, Recycling, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center

Free monthly Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ webinar offers consumers tips on lawns, gardens, composting, much more

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January 23, 2024

Is your lawn showing signs of pests? Looking to give your landscape that tropical Florida native design? Looking for new ways to mulch your garden with some composting basics? The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chris Marble, Compost, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Sea Grant, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Living Shorelines, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, Michael Orfanedes, Mulch, Norma Samuel, Rain Gardens, Rain Harvesting, Taylor Clem, Tree Care, UF/IFAS Broward Extension Office, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research & Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Vincent Encomio

UF/IFAS milestone study unlocks arsenal of control methods against invasive thrips parvispinus

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January 12, 2024

The invasive thrips parvispinus is a tiny, elusive insect that has spread across Florida with a growing appetite for a variety of fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops. Since it first emerged in a Central Florida greenhouse in 2020, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Dade County Agri Council, Dade County Farm Bureau, Daniel Carrillo, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, FNGLA, Growers And Landscape Association, Invasive Species, National Horticulture Foundation, Thrips Parvispinus, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA-ARS

Científico especialista en arándanos es nombrado director de la cátedra de mejoramiento de cultivos hortícolas

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January 8, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Un veterano investigador especialista en arándanos ha sido nombrado director de la cátedra de mejoramiento de cultivos hortícolas para University of Florida, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arandanos, Catedra, Chris Gunter, Cultivares, Doctorado En Fitomejoramiento De UF/IFAS, Espanol, Fitomejorador, Fitomejoramiento, J. Scott Angle, Patricio Munoz, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Variedades

September 14: Learn science-based composting basics from UF/IFAS experts, industry leaders at workshop

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August 15, 2023

There are plenty of environmental and economic benefits of composting. It is gaining ground among consumers and industries because it helps keep food and yard debris from landfills thereby cutting methane gas emissions. Compost may also ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Container Plants, Crop, Food Waste, Kenaf, Media, Mica McMillan, Organic Waste, Peat, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Recycle, Soil, Soil Erosion, Substrate, Sustainable, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Water Conservation

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