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UF breaks ground for new 7,800-square-foot Austin Cary Forest Learning Center


April 9, 2013

Photo cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new era began for the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation April 6 as ground was broken for the Austin Cary Forest Learning Center, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Forests, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Austin Cary, Forest Learning Center, Groundbreaking, Jack Payne, Jack Vogel, John Hoblick, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Tim White

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation sets Spring Celebration for April 5-6


April 4, 2013

UF/IFAS file photo of Austin Cary Forest palmetto and pine, by Dawn McKinstry GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- This spring, the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation has two reasons to celebrate: One is the annual SFRC ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Forests, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Austin Cary, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Forest, Forest Learning Center, Groundbreak, Groundbreaking, Jack Payne, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Scott Sager, SFRC, Tim White

UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm offers education, fun


March 12, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Milk may be sold in supermarkets, but it comes from cows – that’s the lesson being offered this Saturday at Family Day at the Dairy Farm, a free open-house event ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cow, Dairy, De Vries, Family Day At The Dairy Farm, Hague, Milk, Open House

Huge, aggressive mosquito may be abundant in Florida this summer, UF/IFAS expert warns


March 4, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- If mosquitoes were motorcycles, the species known as Psorophora ciliata would be a Harley-Davidson – big, bold, made in America and likely to be abundant in Florida ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Floodwater, Gallinipper, Kaufman, Mosquito, Native Species, Pest

Turfgrass alternatives offer residents additional groundcover choices, UF/IFAS experts say


February 25, 2013

Click here for high-res image. Cutline at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Spring is right around the corner, and for some residents it may be time to think about sprucing up the yard with new landscaping. Covering more than 5 million acres ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Caldwell, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Groundcover, Landscaping, Perennial Peanut, Shibles, Turf Alternatives, Wilber

UF/IFAS faculty aid Fort White teens in building aquaponics system to raise fish, vegetables


February 4, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some teenagers want a car; Tiffy Murrow wants to feed the world. The Fort White High School junior has spent almost two years learning to farm fish, with help from the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aquaponics, Cichra, Fort White, Murrow, Oelfke, Tilapia

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