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Survey now open: Florida agricultural producers encouraged to share Hurricane Idalia impacts

September 7, 2023

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Christa Court, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane, Hurricane Idalia, Storm Damage, Survey, UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, Xiaohui Qiao

Dillard named interim UF/IFAS Northwest Extension district director

September 5, 2023

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

Category: UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Julie Dillard, Leadership Update, Northwest Extension District, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Washington County

Prepare su kit de suministros para huracanes

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August 24, 2023

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

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Botiquin, Departamento De Ciencias De Consumidor Y La Familia De UF/IFAS, Emergencia, Espanol, Evacuacion, Huracanes, Hurricane, Hurricane Idalia, Kit De Suministros Para Desastres, Nelly Nelson, Spanish, Special Topics, Suministros, Temporada De Huracanes, Tormentas, UF/IFAS

University of Florida launches survey to improve accessibility of information for Hispanic communities

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August 21, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Cooperative Extension System, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Hance Ellington, Hispanics, Natural Resource Extension, Natural Resources Extension Via Outreach, Needs Assessment, NUEVO, Spanish, Survey, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research And Education Center, USDA National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Wildlife
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Five ways to help honey bees

August 17, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Amy Vu, Gardening, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, World Honey Bee Day

September 14: Learn science-based composting basics from UF/IFAS experts, industry leaders at workshop

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August 15, 2023

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

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Container Plants, Crop, Food Waste, Kenaf, Media, Mica McMillan, Organic Waste, Peat, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Recycle, Soil, Soil Erosion, Substrate, Sustainable, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Water Conservation
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Forest Landowner Academy: Enroll at any time

August 3, 2023

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

Category: Forests, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Chris Demers, Extension Online Learning, FFGS, Forest Landowner Academy, Forest Management, Forestry, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

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