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UF scientist, veteran wins national award for program connecting military personnel to ag careers


May 14, 2024

A veteran himself, University of Florida plant pathologist Gary Vallad wanted to give back to his comrades-in-arms. So, he and Simon Bollin started the Veterans Florida Agriculture Program (VFAP), which helps train veterans for jobs in that ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development
Tags: Department Of Defense SkillBridge Program, Gary Vallad, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Jobs, Military, Research And Education Centers, Simon Bollin, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, USDA-NIFA, USDA-NIFA Partnership Award, Veterans Florida Agriculture Program, Workforce
therapeutic horticulture

UF therapeutic horticulture program generates zen for students


April 10, 2024

Every spring, vehicles converge at the intersection of Mowry Road and Gale Lemerand Drive as green thumbs arrive for the annual Wilmot Botanical Gardens plant sale. Although they may not know it, much of the greenery they load into their vehicles ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Ben Sasse, Elizabeth Diehl, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Julie Abrams-Bernier, Kai Tham, Megan Winslow, Plant Sale, Strategic Funding, Therapeutic Horticulture, Therapy, UF, UF Counseling And Wellness Center, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida College Of Medicine, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Wilmot Botanical Gardens

Starting a farming business? UF/IFAS hosts virtual English and Spanish workshops for beginners


March 18, 2024

Florida farming is big business. To make it in today’s competitive market, those new to the industry need a solid business plan and the right marketing tactics to build a business from the ground up. "Agricultural operations, regardless ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Business, Business Plan, Climate, Consumer, Consumer Preferences, Consumer Reviews, Farm Operations, Farming, Farming Is A Business, Financial Planning, Human Resources, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jonael Bosques-Mendez, La Agricultura Es Un Negocio, Luis Rodriguez Rosado, Marketing, Marketing Plan, News, Research, Spanish, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, University Of Florida

¡Descubra cómo iniciar su propio negocio agrícola! UF/IFAS ofrece talleres virtuales en inglés y español para principiantes


March 18, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La agricultura en Florida es un gran negocio. Para sobrevivir en el competitivo mercado actual, los principiantes ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultores, Agricultura, Alimentos, Departamento De Agricultura De EEUU, Departamento De Agricultura Y Servicios Al Consumidor De Florida, Espanol, Expertos En Agricultura, Fincas, Florida, Gestion, Granjas, Implementacion, Jonael Bosques-Mendez, Luis Rodriguez Rosado, Manejo De Negocios, Mercadeo, Mercado, Negocios, Operaciones Agricolas, Plan De Mercadeo, Plan De Negocios, Planeamiento, Principiantes, Rentabilidad, Spanish, Taller En Espanol, Talleres, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS En El Condado De Hardy, UF/IFAS En El Condado De Polk, Ventas
Master Gardener Volunteer

Florida celebra 45 años del programa de Maestros Jardineros Voluntarios


March 14, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las oficinas de Extensión de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) mostrarán su agradecimiento la próxima semana a los más ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 45 Aniversario, Agente De Extension, Aprendizaje, Certificacion, Cursos, Diagnostico De Enfermedades Y Patogenos, Donaciones, Educacion, Educacion Continua, Entrenamiento, Espanol, Horticultura, Jardineros, Laynie Yip, Maestro Jardinero Voluntario, Mejores Practicas De Paisajismo, Programa De Maestros Jardineros Voluntarios, Semana Del Maestro Jardinero Voluntario, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Voluntarios, Wendy Wilber
Master Gardener Volunteer

Florida celebrates 45 years of Master Gardener Volunteer program


March 14, 2024

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension offices will show appreciation next week for the more than 3,300 residents serving as Master Gardener Volunteers throughout the state. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Gardening, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Laynie Yip, Master Gardener Volunteer, Megan Winslow, MGV, UF, University Of Florida, Volunteer, Volunteering, Wendy Wilber

El nuevo centro para el control de plagas abordará los problemas causados por insectos y plagas en Florida


November 17, 2023

Creado por Meredith Bauer, sénior especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) creará una nueva red focalizada en encontrar novedosas formas de controlar insectos ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Ben Sasse, Centro De Innovacion Para El Manejo De Plagas Urbanas, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Cucarachas, Entolomogia, Espanol, Especializacion En Linea, Especies Invasoras, Estrategias De Control, Garrapatas, Industria Del Control De Plagas, Insectos Plaga, Instituto De Investigacion Cientifica Para Especies Invasoras, Moscas, Nan-yao Su, Plagas, Plagas Urbanas, Robert Gilbert, Salud Publica, Spanish, Termitas, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources selects Class XII


September 15, 2023

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources (WLI) recently selected 30 participants for Class XII of its two-year leadership development program. The first seminar takes place in Gainesville ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS
Tags: Christy Chiarelli, Scott Angle, Wedgworth, Wedgworth Leadership Institute

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

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