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Free webinars on home well and septic system care offered by UF/IFAS

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January 12, 2023

Florida homeowners with a private well or septic system are invited to learn more about their home water and wastewater management systems through  free webinars hosted by UF/IFAS experts. WHO: UF/IFAS water resources regional specialized ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Free Event, Private Well, Septic System, Septic Tank, Water Quality, Water Quantity, Webinar, Webinars, Well Water

UF researchers urge homeowners to view irrigation as a way to supplement rain

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December 20, 2022

You set your automatic sprinkler, and it activates, right on schedule – even if it’s raining. Many people see rain as a bonus – on top of their sprinkler -- when they should view precipitation as their cue to conserve water, University ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Conservation, Habits, Homeowners, Intenders, Irrigation, John Diaz, Laura Warner, Lawns, Non-intenders, Rain, Water
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Coastal safety after Hurricane Ian, Q&A with Florida Sea Grant experts

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October 20, 2022

Hurricane Ian’s impact on Florida’s coast lingers, even weeks after the storm’s passing, leaving questions about derelict vessels, water quality and more. Florida Sea Grant UF/IFAS Extension agents and other experts answer commonly asked ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Coastal And Marine Resources, Disaster Recovery, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, HABs, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Red Tide, Storm-impacted Vessels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

Galardonada ingeniera y profesora de UF/IFAS utiliza inteligencia artificial para la conservación del agua

Bahder, Luz
October 13, 2022

  Sandra Guzmán es una profesora en UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Fort Pierce, cuyo trabajo de investigación y extensión social se enfoca en el agua y su conservación. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultura, Agua, Citricos, Colombia, Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Ingenieria, Inteligencia Artificial, Riego, Sandra Guzmán, Sistemas Hidricos, Spanish, Tiempos De Riego
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities

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October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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A UF/IFAS assistant professor and award-winning engineer uses artificial intelligence to conserve water

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October 13, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: #AI, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Indian River Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, IrrigMonitor, News, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, U.S. Department Of State, UF IFAS News, Water Conservation

El director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida de UF/IFAS, se encuentra a la vanguardia en la investigación sobre mosquitos

Bahder, Luz
October 9, 2022

Para Jorge Rey, la ciencia ha sido una pasión de toda su vida. Rey es el director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida (FMEL, por su sigla en inglés) de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Jorge Rey, Mosquitos, Spanish
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El Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS-Collier ofrece clases en español sobre el uso de pesticidas comerciales para obtener las licencias de aplicación de fertilizantes de FDACS

Bahder, Luz
September 19, 2022

El uso de pesticidas y fertilizantes puede ser perjudicial para los humanos, la vida silvestre y el medio ambiente. Debido a esta razón, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences (FDACS) solicita que los aplicadores comerciales ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Césped, Espanol, Extension Social, Licencias, Pesticidas

Horse owners help protect water quality with new tool

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September 19, 2022

Managing manure can be a challenge for horse owners. One horse can produce an average of 50 pounds of waste per day and with an estimated 385,000 horses in Florida, that waste piles up. A new UF/IFAS online tool helps horse owners identify ways ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Equine, Horse, Horse Care, Horse Management, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department, Water, Water Quality

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