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Scientists seek public help to prevent spread of invasive soft coral along Florida’s coast


July 1, 2024

Scientists urge divers, recreational charters, residents and visitors exploring the waters of South Florida to look for an invasive soft coral species that has been reported on the nearby surrounding shores of Cuba. The invasive pulse ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Ana Zangroniz, Aquatic Invasives, Endangered Species Act, Florida Sea Grant, Invasion Science Research Institute, News, Paul Evans, Pulse Coral, Shelly Krueger, U.S. Geological Survey, UF/IFAS Extension

Estudio evidencia un creciente interés por las costas vivas


June 26, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Promover la idea de instalar una costa viva o costa natural se consideraba una batalla perdida. Savanna Barry recuerda a un colega que intentó presentar el concepto ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Contratista Maritimo, Costa, Costas Naturales, Costas Vivas, Educacion, Espanol, Estudio, Florida Sea Grant, Huracanes, MASGC, Muro De Contencion, Percepcion, Programa De Maestros Naturalistas De Florida De University Of Florida, Regulaciones, Restauracion Costera, Rompeolas, Savanna Barry, Spanish, Temporada De Huracanes, UF/IFAS

Worried about the summer slide? UF/IFAS experts share options to fuel young minds


June 17, 2024

A well-deserved vacation from instruction and exams doesn’t have to come with the summer slide -- that time when summer learning loss can occur, according to the U.S. Department of Education. There are plenty of ways to engage kids ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Ask IFAS, Citizen Science, CLOVER, Florida 4-H, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, INaturalist, News, Summer Slide, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Workforce Development

Meet Berkley Barnes: From shy 4-H mini-member to legislative change agent


June 12, 2024

How does a shy youth grow into a confident and inspirational young leader advocating for legislative change at the state level? For Berkley Barnes, a 17-year-old St. Lucie resident and 4-H member, the journey entailed participation in ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, , Clubs & Volunteers, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Dana Trabulsy, Florida 4-H Legislature, Florida 4-H State Executive Board, News, R-Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, UF/IFAS, Workforce Development

UF scientists meeting craft brewer demand by converting hops to pellets


June 12, 2024

Many craft brewers prefer to make their product using hops pellets because of several advantages they provide over whole cone hops. To address a request by Tampa Bay-area craft brewers, University of Florida scientists are converting the crop ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Breeding, Brewers Association, Brewery, Cones, Craft Beer, Field Trials, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Harvest, Hops, LED Lighting, Pelletizer, Pellets, Shinsuke Agehara, Spring Hops Field Day, Zhanao Deng
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Return ‘Em Right ahora ofrece un componente educativo en español


June 7, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  La temporada de pargo rojo inició el 1 de junio, marcando también el comienzo de un curso diseñado para ayudar a los pescadores a preservar la población de esta ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Barotrauma, Blanquillo, Curso, Curso En Espanol En Linea, Espanol, Florida Sea Grant, Golfo De Mexico, Gratis, Hispanohablantes, Liberacion, Liberacion De Peces, Medregal, Mejores Practicas, Mero, Modulo De Educacion En Linea, Nick Haddad, Pargo, Pargo Rojo, Peces De Arrecife, Pequeria Sostenible, Pesca, Pescar, Poblaciones De Peces, Return 'Em Right, Salud De Las Pesquerias, Sobrevivencia, Spanish, UF/IFAS

The secret lives of orchid bees uncovered: UF/IFAS study reveals unique social behaviors of these powerful pollinators


June 6, 2024

A new University of Florida study reveals insights into the secret social lives of the vibrant emerald green orchid bee known as Euglossa dilemma. Among those revelations is the bees’ ability to transition from living alone to cohabiting ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bees, Bumble Bees, Entomology And Nematology, Euglossa Dilemma, Featured Hot Topic, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Honey Bees, News, Orchid Bee, Social Bees, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Taller gratuito sobre planificación empresarial y gestión tributaria para agricultores y finqueros en la Extensión de UF/IFAS de Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La operación exitosa de granjas y fincas requiere de sólidas habilidades comerciales para garantizar la viabilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultores, Apoyo Para Personas De Habla Hispana, Comercializacion, Departamento De Agricultura De Los Estados Unidos, Espanol, Extension De UF/IFAS De Miami-Dade, Fincas, Finqueros, FSA, Ganaderos, Granjas, Gratis, Huertas, Impuestos, Impuestos Agricolas, Intereses, Pago De Impuestos, Patrimonio De Herederos Y Planes De Sucesion, Plan De Negocios, Planificacion Empresarial E Impuestos, Prestamos, Programas Disponibles, Revision De Estados Financieros, Spanish, Taller, Taller Gratuito, Taller Sobre Planificacion Y Gestion Fiscal, Texas A&M, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Usda

Free business-planning, tax management workshop for farmers and ranchers at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Operating an agribusiness such as a farm or ranch successfully requires strong financial skills to ensure profitability and sustainability. Agribusiness managers can enhance their business operations by filing tax returns that take advantage ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, , Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agribusiness, Business Planning, Derek Farnsworth, Farm, Farm Loan Program, Farm Service Agency, Financial Statements, Food And Resource Economics, Heirs, Ranch, Succession Plans, Taxes, Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA Programs, Workforce Development
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Florida Sea Grant, partners get kids fishing this summer on Fridays beginning June 7


May 29, 2024

Fishing is more than a hobby for today's youth — it’s a gateway to nature, conservation and community support. As a vital connection to wildlife, fishing not only fosters an appreciation for the environment but promotes sustainable practices ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Camp, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Fish Florida, Florida Sea Grant, Kids, Let's Go Fishing, Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County

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