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New UF/IFAS video series shows how to increase sustainability in plant nurseries


November 2, 2012

Click here for image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Many plant nurseries in Florida have adopted sustainable practices, and the University of Florida is looking to help even more do so with a new video series. The series, titled ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida A&M University, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, North Florida Research And Education Center, Plant Nurseries, Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research And Education, University Of Florida, University Of Georgia

UF forms task force to address Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery collapse


September 17, 2012

Photo cutlines at bottom of page. Click here for high-resolution Karl Havens photo and here for high-res oyster bed photo. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Responding to the oyster fishery collapse in Apalachicola Bay, experts with the University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apalachicola, Economy, Franklin County, Havens, Oyster, Sea Grant

New UF/IFAS website has tips on bed bug prevention and control


August 29, 2012

Click here for high resolution image. Caption below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new website, developed by the Florida Bed Bug Workgroup and the University of Florida, provides resources for anyone concerned about bed bugs, from college students ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bed Bugs, Bedbugs, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida, Urban Entomology

Many ways to connect with UF/IFAS through social media


May 2, 2012

Click here to view image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With a statewide mission to ensure healthy food, families and natural resources across Florida, a great way to keep up with the vast resources of the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, Cathy Carr, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology, Facebook, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman, Nematology, Ruth Hohl Borger, Social Media, Twitter, University Of Florida, YouTube

UF/IFAS officials unveil new Straughn Extension Professional Development Center


January 13, 2012

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida officials opened a new building Thursday that will be a second home for extension faculty gathering in Gainesville for professional development ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alto Straughn, Bernie Machen, Extension, Jack Payne, Machen, Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Patrecia Straughn, Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

Rosemary Loria appointed chair of UF plant pathology department


May 31, 2011

  Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A Cornell University professor has been selected as chair of the University of Florida’s plant pathology department, UF officials announced today. Rosemary ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Cornell, IFAS, Jack Payne, Plant Pathology, Rosemary Loria

Tips geared for older adults available in updated UF/IFAS disaster-planning guide


May 17, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’re an older person living on your own or if an older adult relies on you for help, the next few weeks are a perfect time to spend creating a disaster plan, a University of Florida researcher says. Hurricane season ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Bobroff, Disaster Planning, Elderly, Hurricanes, Older Adults, Seniors

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