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Meet Berkley Barnes: From shy 4-H mini-member to legislative change agent


June 12, 2024

How does a shy youth grow into a confident and inspirational young leader advocating for legislative change at the state level? For Berkley Barnes, a 17-year-old St. Lucie resident and 4-H member, the journey entailed participation in ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, , Clubs & Volunteers, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Dana Trabulsy, Florida 4-H Legislature, Florida 4-H State Executive Board, News, R-Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS, Workforce Development
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Return ‘Em Right ahora ofrece un componente educativo en español


June 7, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  La temporada de pargo rojo inició el 1 de junio, marcando también el comienzo de un curso diseñado para ayudar a los pescadores a preservar la población de esta ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Barotrauma, Blanquillo, Curso, Curso En Espanol En Linea, Espanol, Florida Sea Grant, Golfo De Mexico, Gratis, Hispanohablantes, Liberacion, Liberacion De Peces, Medregal, Mejores Practicas, Mero, Modulo De Educacion En Linea, Nick Haddad, Pargo, Pargo Rojo, Peces De Arrecife, Pequeria Sostenible, Pesca, Pescar, Poblaciones De Peces, Return 'Em Right, Salud De Las Pesquerias, Sobrevivencia, Spanish, UF/IFAS

The secret lives of orchid bees uncovered: UF/IFAS study reveals unique social behaviors of these powerful pollinators


June 6, 2024

A new University of Florida study reveals insights into the secret social lives of the vibrant emerald green orchid bee known as Euglossa dilemma. Among those revelations is the bees’ ability to transition from living alone to cohabiting ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bees, Bumble Bees, Entomology And Nematology, Euglossa Dilemma, Featured Hot Topic, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Honey Bees, News, Orchid Bee, Social Bees, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

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
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Florida Sea Grant, partners get kids fishing this summer on Fridays beginning June 7


May 29, 2024

Fishing is more than a hobby for today's youth — it’s a gateway to nature, conservation and community support. As a vital connection to wildlife, fishing not only fosters an appreciation for the environment but promotes sustainable practices ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Camp, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Fish Florida, Florida Sea Grant, Kids, Let's Go Fishing, Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County

Un estudio de University of Florida revela que el extracto de cáscara de naranja puede mejorar la salud del corazón


May 28, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las cáscaras de naranja pueden ser la clave para una mejor salud cardiovascular, según muestra una nueva investigación dirigida por University of Florida. Según ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: @UFIFASCitrusREC, American Heart Association, Bacterias Intestinales, Cascara, Cascaras De Naranja, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De Citricos De UF/IFAS, Compuestos Bioactivos, Corazon, Disolventes Polares Y No Polares, Dr. Yu Wang, Enfermedades Cardiacas, Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Espanol, Extractos, Feruloilputrescina, Fitoquimico, Investigacion, Naranja, Polaridad, Salud, Salud Del Corazon, Spanish, TMA, TMAO, Trimetilamina, Trimetilamina N-Oxido, UF/IFAS, Usda

From feared predator to ultimate eco-hero of Everglades Restoration: UF/IFAS experts explain role of the American alligator today


May 28, 2024

The American alligator, the official state reptile of Florida, which conjures both fear and admiration, is also being celebrated for its critical role in the ecosystem. These majestic creatures, often misunderstood as aggressive man-eaters, ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alligator, CROC Docs, Ecological Indicators, Everglades National Park, Everglades Restoration, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, National Alligator Day, Passive Integrated Transponder, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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

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

Attention growers: May 9 hybrid workshop explores climate risks, opportunities for tropical fruit production in Florida


May 1, 2024

What conditions are ideal for farmers to successfully grow tropical fruit in different regions of Florida? Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) say this question is at the root ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: AgroClimate, Climate Change, Climate Risk, Clyde Fraisse, Haimanote Bayabil, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Miami-Dade County, Southeast Climate Hub, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Research And Education Center, Young Gu Her

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