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May 21: Discover the sweet secrets of Florida-grown mangos at UF/IFAS online, expert-led workshop


May 16, 2024

What makes Florida-grown mangos a commodity that growers and enthusiasts alike adore? Find out May 21 at a free online Mango Growers Workshop. Whether you grow, pick, pack, sell or simply enjoy mangos, scientists at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edward Mango, Florida-grown, Florida-grown Mangos, Jonathan Crane, Maha Chinook Mango, Mango, Mango Cultivation, Mango Season, Palmer Mango, Rosigold Mango, Southern Blush Mango, Tropical Research And Education Center
Chickens

Ten years on, UF/IFAS poultry program keeps clucking


May 16, 2024

For years, the presence of chickens in some Jacksonville backyards remained an open secret; observant neighbors knew they existed, and many didn’t mind. But some did. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Backyard, Backyard Chickens, Chicken, Class, Coop, Duval County, Egg, Extension, Hardee County, Hen, Hobby, IFAS, Institute For Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jacksonville, Poultry, Program, Seminar, Sourse, Spanish, Stephen Jennewein, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida
Cotton

UF scientist tests methods for boosting America’s cotton crop


May 16, 2024

The United States leads the world in cotton exports by value, accounting for $5.7 billion, or 33%, of exports of the textile, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But researchers hope to bolster American production even more through ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agronomy, Cotton, Cotton Incorporated, Farm, Gadsen, Germination, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jackson, Jefferson, Live Oak, Megan Winslow, North Florida Research And Education Center, Quincy, Study, Sudeep Sidhu, Suwannee, Trials, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

La temporada de mango del 2024 está tomando forma: los expertos de UF/IFAS ofrecen sus observaciones


May 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. ¡La temporada de mangos ya está aquí!. Los árboles de mango en patios residenciales y sembradíos en el sur de Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abundancia, Almacenamiento, Antracnosis, Arboles De Mango, Aroma, Color, Consumidores, Cosecha, Cuajado De La Fruta, Dr. Charles Sims, Dr. Jeff Brecht, Dr. Yu Wang, Espanol, Fenologia, Floracion, Flores, Forma, Fruta, Frutos, Investigacion, Jardines, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Lluvias, Mango, Mercadeo, Metabolismo, Metabolomica, Patios Residenciales, Plantaciones, Poda, Podar, Productores Comerciales, Residencias, Sabor, Seleccion, Sembradios, Siembra, Spanish, Temporada De Mango, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS TREC, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Variedades, Viento

This Mother’s Day, consider giving Mom the experience of UF/IFAS Extension


May 2, 2024

Pondering a gift for Mother’s Day? Does she enjoy nature or gardening? How about healthy lifestyles? Why not consider a unique experience gift this year? Through Extension, UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) offers ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Andrea Nikolai, Claire Lewis, Eat Healthy, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Marty Main, Mother's Day, Wendy Wilber
Tree stewards

Duval County volunteers keep Jacksonville trees trim


April 24, 2024

Jacksonville, the largest city by landmass in the contiguous United States, is also home to the country’s largest urban park system – more than 80,000 acres of land featuring more than 400 parks. For a decade, a cadre of gloved individuals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 7 Creeks Recreation Area, Duval County, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Parks, Larry Figart, Lauren Chappell, Master Gardener Volunteer, Megan Winslow, Park, Recreation And Community Services, Tree, Tress Stewards, Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Volunteer

Este año usted tiene la oportunidad de convertirse en un pescador responsable a través del Programa Florida Friendly Angler en español


April 24, 2024

Creado por Michael Sipos, agente de Extensión de UF/IFAS Sea Grant en el condado de Collier.  Durante este 2024, el hacerse un usuario responsable de los recursos marinos y las zonas pesqueras de Florida debería ser una de las principales ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agente De Extension, Barotrauma, Clases, Conservacion, Coral, Entrenamiento En Linea, Entrenamientos, Espanol, Etica Ambiental, FFA, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Friendly Angler En Español, Florida Friendly Fishing Guide, Florida Sea Grant, Impactos, Mejores Practicas De Pesca, Michael Sipos, Modulos, Pastos Marinos, Peces, Pesca, Pesca Responsable, Pescador, Pesquerias, Plataforma Educativa, Poblaciones De Peces, Recursos Marinos, Return 'Em Right, Sea Grant, Spanish

UF/IFAS scientists launch landscape water use survey to enhance water conservation efforts, programs statewide


April 10, 2024

Looking for ways to help save on your household water bill? Wondering how often to irrigate the lawn? Perhaps you are looking at the use of technologies that will help you gauge when and how often to irrigate. A team of University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Environmental Horticulture, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Horticulture Department, Irrigation, Landscape Water Use Survey, Lawn, Natural Resources, News, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Conservation

MEDIA ALERT: Broward youth grow food, protect environment with UF/IFAS at YMCA Weston


April 4, 2024

WHAT: How do you capture the attention of youth, so they embrace environmentally friendly habits? How do you engage them in adopting sustainable best practices that will grow with them? You introduce food into the picture and engage all their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Conservation, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Environmental Stewards, Kimberly Moore, Media Alert, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H, YMCA, Youth

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