by Rhett Register
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Parents, students and teachers can access a wealth of free educational materials about the Florida environment during this time of widespread learning at home. The resources are part of Florida Sea Grant’s ... READ MORE
COVID-19 may take jobs away from people, but it can’t take away Tanya Murillo’s resilient spirit and her desire to grow vegetables in her yard.
Murillo’s employer closed March 13 because of the coronavirus. So, she went home, where ... READ MORE
By John Diaz
CAFE Latino (Coalition of Florida Extension Educators for Latino Communities) is here to help in many ways.
For those who do not know who we are, we are a unique grassroots effort. We are designed to connect the Hispanic ... READ MORE
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S. Census, which officially begins April 1. Working to get an accurate count of our country’s entire population is not a simple undertaking under normal circumstances; ... READ MORE
In the time of COVID-19, plants still get sick, and the soil that nourishes them needs care. The health of plants and soil is critical to agriculture, an industry designated an essential service in response to the pandemic.
That’s why today, ... READ MORE
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – In 2017, a handful of extension faculty at UF/IFAS saw a need. The need would increase the knowledge and skills of extension faculty education to provide culturally relevant programs for the Hispanic and Latino populations.
From ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) are working to identify ways to provide online testing for certified pesticide applicators while in-person testing is unavailable due to COVID-19.
All ... READ MORE
From Homestead to Pensacola, UF/IFAS Extension agents and staff are using all tools necessary – including many virtual activities -- to help businesses, neighbors and governments navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19.
Here are some ... READ MORE
DAVIE, Fla. – Unique times call for unique measures. In lieu of the CDC’s recommendations to practice social distancing against COVID-19 spread, UF/IFAS Extension Broward has developed new approaches to providing continued services.
Need ... READ MORE
DAVIE, Fla. – You can’t stop the Master Gardeners from learning. Amid social distancing brought on by COVID-19 and just as Master Gardeners hit their peak training season, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County program administrators and participants ... READ MORE