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


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


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


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


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

UF/IFAS y la Facultad de Medicina de UF se unen durante un evento de nutrición y seguridad laboral para ayudar a los trabajadores agrícolas


March 7, 2023

Especialistas de University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) y de la Facultad de Medicina de UF, evaluarán a los trabajadores agrícolas para la detección temprana de enfermedades crónicas durante la cuarta ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Events, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 'Arcadia', Agentes De Extension, Ajia Paolillo, Anemia, Asociacion De Trabajadores Agricolas De Florida, Atencion Medica, CAFE Latino, Capacitacion Sobre Seguridad Laboral, Clinica De La Salud, Colesterol Alto, Depresion, Diabetes Mellitus, Dr. Norman Beatty, Enfermedad De Chagas, Espanol, Facultad De Medicina De UF, Familias, John Diaz, Jonael Bosques, Lourdes Pérez Cordero, Luis Rodriguez, Materiales Educativos, Presion Arterial Alta, Salud, Spanish, Trabajadores Agrícolas, UF Health, UF/IFAS, Vacunas

Científicos instan a residentes de Florida a reportar lagartijas no nativas para evitar su propagación


February 14, 2023

Para accesar a los subtítulos en español, por favor seleccione configuración-subtítulos- español.  El basilisco marrón, una lagartija no nativa, está expandiendo su rango de distribución en el sur y centro de Florida y los científicos ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Basilisco, Conservacion, Corytophanidae, EddMaps, Espanol, Especie No Nativa, Ken Gioeli, Lagartija, Lourdes Pérez Cordero, UF/IFAS, Vida Silvestre
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2023 Spring Festival of Flowers


February 6, 2023

  The 2023 Spring Festival of Flowers kicks off March 31 at the shared campus of the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center (WFREC) and Pensacola State College in Milton. The weekend-long event draws visitors from near and ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS
Tags: Community Events, Event, Free Event, Milton, Pensacola State College, Spring Festival Of Flowers, West Florida Research And Education Center, WFREC

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