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Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…farm technology?

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December 2, 2022

Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?  UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #AI, #aiatuf, #Foodisourmiddlename, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Agriculture Technology, AI In Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture, Drones, Food Is Our Middle Name, GCREC, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Plant Breeding, Podcast, Robotics, Robots, Technology, UF/IFAS Communications
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New chair: Andrew Short to lead UF entomology and nematology


December 1, 2022

Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023. Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Entomology And Nematology, News
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Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Cinco maneras de ahorrar en los gastos de su automóvil

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November 17, 2022

En esta serie: El aumento de los precios preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial, desde los estantes en los supermercados hasta las gasolineras. Como ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ahorro, Aire Acondicionado, Automovil, Cambio De Aceite, Carro, Combustible, Espanol, Llantas, Presion De Aire, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Vehiculo
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UF economist: Ian/Nicole overlap complicates loss and damage assessments, reinforces need for post-storm reports


November 10, 2022

University of Florida economists continue to hone data sets and methods to improve predictions of the monetary losses to Florida agriculture with each extreme weather event. However, with westward-bound Hurricane Nicole – which came ashore ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Disaster Recovery, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Hurricane, Hurricane Nicole, Tropical Storm Nicole
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Coastal safety after Hurricane Ian, Q&A with Florida Sea Grant experts

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October 20, 2022

Hurricane Ian’s impact on Florida’s coast lingers, even weeks after the storm’s passing, leaving questions about derelict vessels, water quality and more. Florida Sea Grant UF/IFAS Extension agents and other experts answer commonly asked ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Coastal And Marine Resources, Disaster Recovery, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, HABs, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Red Tide, Storm-impacted Vessels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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The art and science of growing giant fruits and vegetables

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October 19, 2022

Florida agriculture is huge, and sometimes, quite literally. From a 205-pound watermelon to a 45-pound spaghetti squash, some Floridians’ fruits and veggies have tipped the scales and broken state records. Over the past 36 years, the University ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture Sciences Department, Matt Lollar, Pumpkins, Santa Rosa County
Food Is Our Middle Name podcast

Coming soon…the Food is Our Middle Name Podcast

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October 17, 2022

Food is everywhere. Whether you are a foodie that spends the weekend exploring the latest trendy eatery or crafting a homecooked meal is how you unwind each day, food is important for all of us...because, you know, we all eat! But how do our ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: #Foodisourmiddlename, Agriculture, Communications, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Podcast, UF/IFAS Communications
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities

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October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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Este 5 de noviembre se celebra la inauguración del dormitorio para estudiantes de posgrado en el TREC de UF/IFAS

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October 12, 2022

  El 5 de noviembre en el Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) de UF/IFAS localizado en Homestead, se llevará a cabo una ceremonia de inauguración del primer edificio de University of Florida que llevará el nombre de ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Dormitorio, Entomologia, Estudiantes, Inaguracion, One Night In The Tropics, Pauline Lawrence, Posgrado, Recaudacion De Fondos
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Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day

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