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Celebrate Florida Arbor Day with UF/IFAS Extension

January 11, 2022

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

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Central Florida, Florida Arbor Day, Free Trees, Tree Giveaway, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County

Holidays are primetime for pork, the protein that packs a punch with Florida goodness

December 14, 2021

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

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Chad Carr, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Holiday, Holidays, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, News, Pork, UF/IFAS Extension
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UF/IFAS recognizes supporters at annual Dinner of Distinction

December 13, 2021

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

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advancement, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dinner Of Distinction, News
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Suwannee Valley agricultural community celebrates UF/IFAS center pavilion

November 22, 2021

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Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Andra Johnson, Bob Hochmuth, Florida Farm Bureau, News, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley

Herbs and spices explained: ‘Use-by’ dates, how to extend shelf life, and more to boost your holiday feast

November 22, 2021

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

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Herbs, Holidays, Samantha Kennedy, Spices, Wakulla County

Voices of UF/IFAS: Rick O’Connor

November 12, 2021

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Coastal And Marine Resources, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida Sea Grant, Marine Extension, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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UF study: Florida-grown sparkling wines please palates

November 10, 2021

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Andrew MacIntosh, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Science And Human Nutrition, News

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