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UF/IFAS CALS students join in hurricane relief efforts

October 26, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – This year’s hurricane season has left Florida, Texas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and many other states and countries with severe damage. However, the aftermath of these storms has led students within the University ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food, Hurricane, IFAS, News, Volunteer
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UF expert: Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season

September 19, 2017

  by Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season by following research-based guidelines and common sense, urges a University of Florida food safety expert. As part of Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Irma, IFAS, News

Bark Beetle Calligraphy exhibit opens at Florida Museum of Natural History on July 8

June 28, 2017

By Ellison Langford   Who: The University of Florida/IFAS Forest Entomology lab has collaborated with the Florida Museum of Natural History to display a unique global collection of large bark beetle engravings. What: As bark beetles ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Art, Bark Beetle, News, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

UF Extension fights for wildlife during National Clean Beaches Week

June 26, 2017

By Rebecca Burton GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida is known for its pristine beaches, endangered species still rely on residents and visitors to keep their habitat clean. In celebration of National Clean Beaches Week (July 1-7), University ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Clean Beaches, Extension, News, Sea Turtles

Get to know local flora, fauna and history at next Seahorse Key open house, July 8

June 26, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Families who missed the last Seahorse Key open house have another chance to encounter history, wildlife and more on July 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will get to see aquarium critters, tour the island’s pre-Civil ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Nature Coast Biological Station, News

Florida teachers get to be kids again at UF Plant Camp

June 2, 2017

By: Dehlia Albrecht, 352-273-3665; dehliadee@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While parents are getting ready to send their kids off to camps, two dozen teachers will prepare for their own summer adventure. On June 12, teachers from across ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Camp, Events, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Camp, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, News, Teachers

UF helps Floridians create food businesses through workshops

April 28, 2017

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stephanie Bartsch, who sells jams, jellies and German pastries, had been running a cottage food business for a couple of years from her Micanopy home. Nevertheless, she wanted to find ways to make her ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cottage Food Industry, Food Workshop, News

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