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Gov. Rick Scott signs resolution honoring Extension service at Florida State Fair

February 7, 2014

Cutline: TAMPA, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott pauses to be in a photograph with 4-H members, left to right, Marissa Coughlin, Meagan Borg and Krista Baker at the Florida State Fair. Scott attended the fair and the Fresh From Florida breakfast ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adam Putnam, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Morrill Act

UF/IFAS Extension helps North Florida dairies move into grazing using a perennial grass

January 14, 2014

Jan. 14, 2014 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – North Florida dairy farmers are increasing their use of grazing and hay areas thanks to the hybrid, perennial, warm-season Tifton 85 bermudagrass, tested extensively by the University of Florida’s Institute ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dairy, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS expands Bee College to South Florida, including courses in Spanish

July 8, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida will host the first Bee College for South Florida this summer in Fort Lauderdale. The event is coming to South Florida to meet demand there and will also feature courses taught in Spanish. Event ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bee College, Davie, Entomology And Nematology, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honeybee, Honeybees, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jeanette Klopchin, South Florida, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS associate dean awarded for educational program

June 13, 2013

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. Marty Main, associate dean for University of Florida Extension and associate director of Florida Sea Grant, is being recognized for his educational outreach by the Ecological Society ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ecological Society Of America, Eugene P. Odum, Extension, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Marty Main, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

UF Oyster Recovery Team issues findings: Drought and salinity major issues, not oil

April 25, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- There is no evidence that pollutants from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill contributed to the “unprecedented” decline in recent Apalachicola Bay oyster populations, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alternative, Apalachicola, Crown Conch, Otwell, Oyster, Report, Seafood, Task Force

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