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Científicos de UF/IFAS lanzan una encuesta sobre el uso del agua para mejorar la conservación de este recurso en todo el estado

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April 16, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. ¿Busca alternativas que le puedan ayudar a ahorrar dinero en la factura del agua de su hogar? ¿Se pregunta con qué ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agua, Areas Verdes, Conservacion, Distrito De Administración Del Agua Del Sur De Florida, Encuesta, Encuesta En Espanol, Espanol, Florida, Irrigación, Jardines, Kimberly Moore, La Encuesta Sobre El Uso Del Agua, Minimizar El Desperdicio De Agua, Patios, Propietarios De Viviendas Y Administradores De Propiedades, Responsable, Spanish, Sustenibilidad, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC, Uso Del Agua

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

Looking to build a citywide compost program? Policy makers, others invited to UF/IFAS Compost Consortium on March 27

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March 6, 2024

Federal agencies are investing millions of dollars to support innovative compost plans and programs that divert food waste from landfills. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is leading the charge ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Compost Business, Compost Consortium, Economic Development, Environmental Impacts, Florida Composting Council, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, IFAS, Landfills, Liz Felter, Mica McMillan, Sustainability, Sustainable, Sustainable Recycling, UF, UF News, UF/IFAS Compost Consortium, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Usda

Unlocking the heat in mosquito modeling: Exploring disease transmission under climate change

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February 26, 2024

Thermal adaptation is the ability for organisms to adjust their life history traits as the temperature changes. In the case of mosquitoes, these traits can determine their risk of transmitting mosquito-borne diseases and how this risk might ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, CDC, Chikungunya Virus, Climate Change, Dengue, Environment, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, ISRI, Malaira, Modeling, Models, Mosquito, Mosquito-borne Disease, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Nina Dennington, Thermal Adaptation, Thermal Tolerance, UF/IFAS Research, Yellow Fever Mosquito, Zika

Las alcachofas: más que un alimento saludable, un embellecedor de su jardín

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las alcachofas, un ingrediente dominante cuidadosamente seleccionado para elaborar tapas españolas, también son un elemento versátil en la auténtica cocina ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alcachofa, Condado De St. Johns, Cultivo, Espanol, Florida, Green Queen, Imperial Star, Jardin, Jardineros, Prissy Fletcher, Servicio De Extensión En El Condado De St. Johns, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County, Variedades

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