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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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Hispanic Heritage Profile: Meet Luz Bahder

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September 12, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace New science communicator to enhance outreach of UF/IFAS programs to Spanish-speaking audiences statewide The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chris Vivian, Hispanic Heritage, IFAS NEWS, Lourdes Mederos, Luz Bahder, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Communications, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Find Your Frugal: Save on school lunches


August 11, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Find Your Frugal, Rebecca Elliott, School Lunches, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County
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UF/IFAS scientist develops detection method for lethal palm disease that saves time, money, property

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August 7, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace About this series A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Braham Dhillon, Department Of Plant Pathology, Ganoderma, Ganoderma Zonatum, News, Palm Disease, Palms, Plant Disease, Seemanti Chakrabarti, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Research

MEDIA ALERT: Miami Dade HS interns explore urban food production with partners, historic Red Rooster Overtown

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July 28, 2022

WHAT: Six Miami-Dade County public high school students are at the final stage of a comprehensive internship program exposing them to the many facets of urban food production in South Florida. On August 3, the interns will celebrate their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Florida 4-H, Indoor Vertical Farming, Sustainable Urban Food Production, Vertical Farming

Find Your Frugal: More ways to curb school supply costs

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July 27, 2022

About this series The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, and school supplies are not exempt. With stores stocking up on school supplies that cost more than last year, finding ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Find Your Frugal, Inflation, Jenny Rodriguez, Money Management, Saving Money, School Supplies, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences

Agricultural ‘quarantine’ explained, with two Florida counties under such orders


July 11, 2022

Two Florida counties were put under quarantine in recent weeks, but this has nothing to do with COVID-19. An agricultural quarantine is intended to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the protocols are unrelated to restrictions put ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Quarantine, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, Oriental Fruit Fly, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Quarantine, Whitney Elmore

New research identifies the needs and tools to help urban farmers succeed

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July 5, 2022

The needs of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) operations in Florida have been relatively unknown, which led UF/IFAS researchers to dig deeper. A newly published study explains the most common challenges these farmers face and opportunities ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Urban Agriculture, Food Is Our Middle Name, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant, Small Urban Farm, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farm, Urban Food Production
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Find Your Frugal: Five money-saving tips for grocery shoppers


June 21, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Family Nutrition Program, Find Your Frugal, Grocery Shopping, Inflation, Saving Money, Sharon Austin

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