Florida Arbor Day lands on Jan. 21 this year and UF/IFAS has opportunities to celebrate across the Sunshine State. Events include tree giveaways, education on tree selection based on region and more.
The date, shifted up from national Arbor ... READ MORE
Recent scientific studies have shown that white-tailed deer, a deer species found all over the eastern United States, can become infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. A new University of Florida publication explains what is currently ... READ MORE
Florida produces a bounty of vegetables this time of year, and that’s good news for Floridians. Because it moves more quickly between farm and plate, locally grown produce has a lower carbon footprint, tastes fresher and retains more nutrients.
However, ... READ MORE
Pork is a staple in many countries and featured in many dishes eaten during end-of-year holiday celebrations.
Pork is a versatile protein that can be served center-of-the-plate or as part of a dish
If you’re looking to flex your cooking ... READ MORE
On Dec. 10, UF/IFAS honored supporters, alumni and partners at the 2021 Dinner of Distinction. This celebration highlights the commitment of individuals and organizations to the UF/IFAS mission areas of teaching, research and Extension.
Elisabeth ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS is pleased to announce the honorees to be recognized at this year’s UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction. This celebration recognizes the commitment of individuals and organizations to the UF/IFAS mission of teaching, research and Extension.
2021 ... READ MORE
Think of the herbs and spices that make your favorite holiday dish – the basil, thyme or rosemary in savory entrees and sides; the cinnamon, nutmeg or clove in baked goods.
But how best to use these ingredients to ensure a delicious feast? ... READ MORE
Name: Rick O’Connor
Position: Escambia County Sea Grant Agent
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Years with UF/IFAS: 10
Describe your role at UF/IFAS:
As the county Sea Grant Agent, I work with my advisory committee, and local stakeholders, to provide ... READ MORE
Still or sparkling? When it comes to Florida-grown fruit wines, consumers prefer fizzy over flat.
That’s the finding of a recent study from the University of Florida, which shows that taste testers prefer carbonated blueberry and muscadine ... READ MORE