Florida’s native grape, the muscadine, has long held a reputation for being an acquired taste. Juicy and sweet with a leathery, thick skin and bitter seeds, the grape is typically reserved for specialty stores and wine making.
Not only ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hurricane Idalia made landfall the morning of Aug. 30 near Keaton Beach, Florida, but the Category 3 storm’s northeastern route brought rain and high winds to coastal regions along the western peninsula and inland agricultural ... READ MORE
A familiar face will lead the Panhandle’s Northwest Extension District as interim director while a nationwide search begins for its new, permanent leader.
Julie Dillard grew up in the Washington County 4-H program she would eventually ... READ MORE
Creado por Nelly Nelson, agente de Extensión del departamento de ciencias del consumidor y la familia de UF/IFAS.
La temporada de huracanes en el Atlántico comienza el 1 de junio y se extiende hasta el 30 de noviembre, por lo que es importante ... READ MORE
The University of Florida has launched an assessment survey to identify which natural resource, wildlife and agricultural interests and needs for information are most pressing to the Spanish-speaking communities across the Sunshine State.
This ... READ MORE
National Honey Bee Day is August 19, and there are many ways to support the powerhouse pollinators.
“Honey bees are critically important to our food supply,” said Amy Vu, UF/IFAS Extension state specialized agent in the Honey Bee Research ... READ MORE
Historic Camp is a Haven to Youth When Fully Utilized
Florida 4-H Camp Cherry Lake sits in the northernmost reaches of Florida, dotted with grand moss-covered trees and overlooking a sweeping waterfront.
The camp has been a summer haven ... READ MORE
There are plenty of environmental and economic benefits of composting.
It is gaining ground among consumers and industries because it helps keep food and yard debris from landfills thereby cutting methane gas emissions. Compost may also ... READ MORE
The University of Florida offers online educational opportunities through the UF/IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog. UF/IFAS Extension experts in forestry and natural resources topics recently launched a new category, Forest Resources and ... READ MORE
Mathews Paret, professor in the UF/IFAS plant pathology department, will step into the role of department chair starting September 15, 2023.
Paret will lead the department of more than 30 faculty members based on the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE