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Peanut Butter Challenge tops last year’s collection


November 28, 2023

Nearly 20,000 jars to fill food pantries across the state ahead of the holidays   For the second straight year, the winner of the statewide Peanut Butter Challenge is… Santa Rosa County, with a whopping 1,970 jars for a total of 2,485 ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Events, Donations, Food Insecurity, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Santa Rosa County, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Duval County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Wakulla County

Cómo un frasco de mantequilla de maní este mes puede marcar una diferencia para el otoño y durante la temporada navideña

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October 10, 2023

Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. La mantequilla de maní no es un alimento básico en la cocina latina, pero sí lo es en otras culturas y familias en los Estados Unidos. Por ejemplo, se puede ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cacahuate, Competencia, Comunidad, Desafio, Donaciones, El Desafio De La Mantequilla De Mani, Espanol, Inseguridad Alimentaria, Mani, Mantequilla De Mani, Oficinas De Extension, Productores De Mani, Spanish, UF/IFAS

South Florida leaders will honor Miami-Dade County Farmers Month at UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center, Nov. 4

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October 4, 2023

On November 4, District 8 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Danielle Cohen-Higgins will kick off Miami-Dade Farmers Month at the 9th annual One Night in the Tropics.  As title sponsor, she will join other South Florida leaders and the University ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Events, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biotechnology, Climate Change, Crop Breeding, Danielle Cohen-Higgins, District 8 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Danielle Cohen-Higgins, Ecosystems Sustainability, Extension Programs, Invasive Plant Pests And Disease Management, Miami-Dade County Farmers Month, Miami_Dade County District 8 Commissioner, News, One Night In The Tropics, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Sea Level Rise, Seal Level Rise, Soil And Water Sciences, TREC, Tropical Fruit, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Vanilla At TREC

Don’t miss the UF/IFAS Ag-Xtension Fall and Insect Festival, there’s plenty to see, learn and do for all ages on October 21

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October 2, 2023

Are you looking for more than the traditional fall fair? Then mark your calendars for the UF/IFAS Ag-Xtension Fall and Insect Festival on Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gather the entire family and set your GPS for the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Fall, Fall Fair, Fall Festival, Insects, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Microgreens, News, Raised Garden Beds, Strawberries, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Indian River County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF/IFAS Hayslip Biological Control Research And Containment Laboratory, UF/IFAS Indian River Research And Education Center

Spread the word: Peanut Butter Challenge kicks off Oct. 1


September 25, 2023

Start Giving Season early this year by participating in UF/IFAS Extension’s 2023 Peanut Butter Challenge throughout October. The friendly competition among counties asks community members to bring a jar of peanut butter to their local UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Jennifer Bearden, Karla Shelnutt, Peanut Butter Challenge

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

2023 Flavors of Florida spiced up the night with purple sweetpotatoes, hops and more Florida-produced goodies

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April 6, 2023

Oranges, blueberries, peanuts and corn are just a few of Florida’s delicious agricultural commodities featured in the UF/IFAS tasting showcase, Flavors of Florida, that returned March 23 at the Champions Club in UF’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Local, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Alan And Cathy Hitchcock Field And Fork Pantry, Flavors Of Florida, UF/IFAS Research

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