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UF/IFAS scientists host next ‘STEPS’ toward phosphorus sustainability with national think tank in South Florida

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April 17, 2024

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for food security and human survival, and it is an element that cannot be replenished. That is why using phosphorus efficiently is essential and the focus of a national research effort led by leading ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Elise Morrison, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Jonathan Judy, Juan Nino, Kelly Morgan, Matthew VanWeelden, National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation-Science And Technology Center, News, Research, Sandra Guzmán, Science And Technologies For Phosphorus Sustainability, Soil And Water Sciences, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), STEPS, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Attention avocado growers: UF/IFAS multi-state survey seeks to find out more about avocado disease management

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April 15, 2024

There is no shortage of consumer appetite for avocados. Frequently incorporated into starters and desserts, demand for avocados has surged in popularity to rival the iconic American apple pie. Meanwhile, production of avocado in the United ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Avocado, Disease, Entomology And Nematology, Jonathan Crane, Laurel Wilt, News, Phytophthora Root Rot, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, University Of Florida, USDA NAAS

UF/IFAS scientists launch landscape water use survey to enhance water conservation efforts, programs statewide

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April 10, 2024

Looking for ways to help save on your household water bill? Wondering how often to irrigate the lawn? Perhaps you are looking at the use of technologies that will help you gauge when and how often to irrigate. A team of University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Environmental Horticulture, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Horticulture Department, Irrigation, Landscape Water Use Survey, Lawn, Natural Resources, News, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Conservation

MEDIA ALERT: Broward youth grow food, protect environment with UF/IFAS at YMCA Weston

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April 4, 2024

WHAT: How do you capture the attention of youth, so they embrace environmentally friendly habits? How do you engage them in adopting sustainable best practices that will grow with them? You introduce food into the picture and engage all their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Conservation, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Environmental Stewards, Kimberly Moore, Media Alert, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H, YMCA, Youth

Avances en el Proyecto de UF/IFAS sobre Telemetría de Pitones Birmanas

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April 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas La temporada de reproducción de pitones birmanas está en pleno apogeo en los Everglades de Florida. ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apareamiento, Centro Científico Fort Collins, Centro De Educación E Investigación De UF/IFAS Localizado En Fort Lauderdale, Cientificos, Control, Datos, Espanol, Especie Invasora, Everglades, Exploracion, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fort Collins Science Center, Habitat Acuatico, Historia De Vida, Investigacion A Gran Escala, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Nidada, Piton, Pitones, Pitones Birmanas, Pitones Marcadas, Radiotelemetria, Rastrear, Reptiles, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Spanish, Telemetria, Temporada De Reproduccion, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

What’s next for UF/IFAS scientists on the Burmese python telemetry scout project?

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April 2, 2024

Highlights: Burmese python breeding season is in full swing in the Florida Everglades. For a team of scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), this ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Biology, Brandon Welty, Breeding, Burmese Python, Clutch, CROC Docs, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Everglades, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Melissa Miller, Python Telemetry Scout Project, Radio Telemetry, South Florida, South Florida Water Management District, U.S. Geological Survey, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Wildlife Biologist

Learn to grow sustainable food gardens anywhere South Florida at the free South Florida Community Garden Hub on April 13

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March 26, 2024

Community gardens come in all shapes and sizes. They offer a bounty of benefits that bring the farm-to-table concept to life when established effectively to meet sustainable food demands. By growing food on a small scale, using venues ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture Education, Agroecology, Balconies, Community Gardens, Community Grounds, Edible Plants, Environmental Horticulture, Farm To Table, Fruit, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxiao Qiu, Lorna Bravo, News, Plants, Rooftop Gardens, Small Urban Farms, South Florida Community Garden Hub, Sustainable Food Production, Sustainable Food Systems, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, University Of Florida, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables

Unlocking the secrets of mites: Agricultural acarology workshop aims to increase expertise in this emerging science

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March 25, 2024

Mites are arachnids that are found in almost every environment with more than 55,000 described species worldwide. Some mites are classified as pests, while others are beneficial. Those who study mites are known as acarologists. Fewer ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Arachnids, Biological Control Practitioners, Daniel Carrillo, Entomology And Nematology, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mites, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS TREC, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center

Monitoring and measuring biodiversity require more than just numbers; scientists advocate for change

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March 19, 2024

Human actions influence the success and how species spread throughout geographic locations. This is why monitoring wildlife biodiversity is critical for scientists and policymakers to understand and preserve the present state of ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Crops, Events, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Absolute Abundance, Biodiversity, Citizen Scientists, Conservation, Corey Callaghan, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, News, Relative Abundance, Research, Study, Trends And Ecology Evolution, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, University Of Florida, Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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

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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

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