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Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: árboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Danos, Espanol, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, Uestras, UF/IFAS, Viviendas

UF/IFAS scientists address food security in the Caribbean

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February 6, 2024

At their core, land-grant institutions like the University of Florida focus on how science, research and global partnerships can address food-security challenges, develop innovative solutions and efficiently reach those in need. To promote ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Caribbean, Crop Yields, Fisheries, Food Security, Forestry, Global Food Security, Global Partnerships, Industry And Labour, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Kelly Morgan, Lincoln Zotarelli, News, Nutrients, Rural Transformation, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines Ministry Of Agriculture, Sarah Strauss, Soil, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Health, Soil Microbiology, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Taiwan International Cooperation And Development Fund, U.S. Agency For International Development/Eastern And Southern Caribbean Region, U.S. Department Of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, Water, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

UF/IFAS study offers critical insights to encourage sustainable agriculture, protect Florida grasslands, wetlands

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January 31, 2024

The term ‘sustainable agriculture’ involves boosting food production while conserving habitats and natural resources and reducing reliance on pesticides and fertilizers. While experts agree there is still much to learn to support ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agroecology, Archbold Biological Station Buck Island Ranch, Climate Change, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Ecosystem Services, Everglades, Food Insecurity, Food Security, Grasslands, Jiangxiao Qiu, Ranch, Sustainable Agricultural, Sustainable Agricultural Intensification, Sustainable Agriculture, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Wetlands, Yuxi Guo

A call to action: UF/IFAS scientists, compost industry, policy makers join to promote compost standards, practices in Florida

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January 25, 2024

Food waste is one of the main drivers in Florida’s dependence on landfills, which fuel greenhouse emissions and promote climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), landfills contribute annually up to ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, EPA, Florida Compost Council, Florida Counties, Florida Municipalities, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Global Warming, Greenhouse Emissions, Greenhouse Gas, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Landfills, Liz Felter, Methane, Mica McMillan, News, Recycling, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center

Free monthly Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ webinar offers consumers tips on lawns, gardens, composting, much more

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January 23, 2024

Is your lawn showing signs of pests? Looking to give your landscape that tropical Florida native design? Looking for new ways to mulch your garden with some composting basics? The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chris Marble, Compost, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida Sea Grant, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Living Shorelines, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, Michael Orfanedes, Mulch, Norma Samuel, Rain Gardens, Rain Harvesting, Taylor Clem, Tree Care, UF/IFAS Broward Extension Office, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research & Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Vincent Encomio
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El inicio de la época de máxima producción de fresas en Florida llena sus mercados con sabrosas frutas

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January 22, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Estamos en el apogeo de la temporada de cosecha de fresas en Florida, un momento en el que los productores se esfuerzan al máximo por asegurar que los consumidores ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Asociación De Productores De Fresas De Florida, Calidad, Consumidores, Cosecha, Cultivares, Enfermedades, Espanol, Fitomejoramiento, Florida, Florida Brilliance, Florida Pearl, Florida Strawberry Growers Association, Fresas, GCREC, Kenneth Parker, Medallion, Mercado, Plagas, Practicas De Manejo, Productores´, Sabor, Sensation, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Vance Whitaker, Wael Elwakil

UF/IFAS milestone study unlocks arsenal of control methods against invasive thrips parvispinus

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January 12, 2024

The invasive thrips parvispinus is a tiny, elusive insect that has spread across Florida with a growing appetite for a variety of fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops. Since it first emerged in a Central Florida greenhouse in 2020, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Dade County Agri Council, Dade County Farm Bureau, Daniel Carrillo, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, FNGLA, Growers And Landscape Association, Invasive Species, National Horticulture Foundation, Thrips Parvispinus, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA-ARS

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