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Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Mantenga sus frutas y vegetales frescos

Bahder, Luz
November 30, 2022

En esta serie: El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores, especialmente el alto precio de los alimentos. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial. Tie Liu, profesor ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ahorro, Desperdicio, Espanol, Frutas, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, Tie Liu, Vegetales
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The art and science of growing giant fruits and vegetables

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October 19, 2022

Florida agriculture is huge, and sometimes, quite literally. From a 205-pound watermelon to a 45-pound spaghetti squash, some Floridians’ fruits and veggies have tipped the scales and broken state records. Over the past 36 years, the University ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture Sciences Department, Matt Lollar, Pumpkins, Santa Rosa County

Los economistas estiman pérdidas de hasta $1,56 billones en la agricultura de Florida debido al Huracán Ian

Bahder, Luz
October 18, 2022

Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Danos, Datos, Economista, Espanol, Estimacion, Evaluacion Preliminar, Evaluaciones, Huracan Ian, Hurricane Ian, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, UF, UF/IFAS
a vendor sets up signs at a farmer's market with fruit and vegetables out on a table, shoppers inspect items for sale

Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day

El Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS en St. Lucie: una comunidad en crecimiento

Bahder, Luz
October 10, 2022

¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas? No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Actividades, Departamento De Extension, Espanol, Fall Festival, Festival, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Programa De Voluntarios, Programas, Spanish, Talleres

Profesor de UF/IFAS y Especialista de Extensión Social del Año 2022 está a la vanguardia en el cultivo de variedades sostenibles de lechuga para Florida

Bahder, Luz
September 20, 2022

Para Germán Sandoya Miranda la pasión por la agricultura comenzó desde niño, mientras jugaba en las fincas de sus abuelos, en su tierra natal en la costa ecuatoriana. A medida que se acercaba a la edad adulta, estudiar agricultura fue ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Espanol, Extension Social, Herencia Hispana, Lechuga, UF/IFAS

Find Your Frugal: Six tips to save money at the farmers market

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August 17, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide. In an ongoing effort to help people – from producers to consumers – weather ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, COVID, EBT, Farmers' Market, Find Your Frugal, Inflation, Produce, SNAP, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, Vendors

New peach cultivars highlight of Stone Fruit Field Day

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April 18, 2022

The upcoming Stone Fruit Field Day will address a variety of topics and concerns Florida peach growers face, including production issues such as disease and pest management and training and pruning trees. The highlight of the field day will ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Peaches, Plant Breeding, Stone Fruit Field Day, UF/IFAS Plant Science Research And Education Unit

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