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UF/IFAS helping homeowners across Florida deal with coyotes


October 13, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Coyotes were introduced in Florida in the 1920s for hunting and, today, they live in every county in the state and are becoming a nuisance in some areas. Lisa Hickey, an Extension agent for the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Invasive Species, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Coyotes, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Livestock, University Of Florida

History marker honors UF/IFAS Extension’s role in helping Florida’s farmers, ranchers, families


September 21, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the early 1900s, every farmer and rancher in Florida knew their county Extension agent by name: It was the person from the University of Florida who taught them the best and latest techniques, and homemakers how to ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jack Payne, Nick Place, University Of Florida

Farm animal expert Temple Grandin is headed to UF to tour livestock facilities and discuss autism


September 9, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- On Sept. 24, the world’s most famous farm animal behaviorist and autism advocate, Temple Grandin, will be touring the beef and dairy teaching units at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Livestock, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jack Payne, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS program highly successful in keeping phosphorus out of the Everglades


August 24, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A 20-year plan to dramatically reduce phosphorus levels of agricultural water entering the Florida Everglades is working, thanks to proper implementation of best management practices by growers, training by the University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jack Payne, Soil And Water Sciences, University Of Florida

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