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Scalloping, be safe and protect wildlife: Tips from UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant experts


July 12, 2021

As boaters across the state take to Florida’s coast to scallop, UF/IFAS Extension and Florida Sea Grant agents ask enthusiasts to keep these tips in mind for a safe, fun and sustainable trip. Scallops are sensitive to environmental changes ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Scallop, Scalloping, Scallops, Summer

UF/IFAS scientists help preserve Nature Coast, one sample at a time


June 28, 2021

This summer and fall, UF/IFAS scientists will collect data on water quality and seagrass in the recently created Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve, which includes waters off Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties. These data will be available ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Laura Reynolds, Nature Coast Biological Station, News, Savanna Barry, Soil And Water Sciences
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Victory gardens: How UF helped communities grow during the pandemic and beyond


June 21, 2021

COVID-19 brought national food supply-chain disruptions, increased pressure on food banks and struggle for families across the country. The statewide UF/IFAS Extension victory garden program began as an effort to empower those in need to grow ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Backyard Gardening, Columbia County, Florida Vegetable Gardening, Food Insecurity, Food Security, Home-grown Food, Marion County, Orange County, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Urban Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetable Gardens, Victory 2020 Garden, Victory Gardens

Father’s Day feature: a family’s love for the water becomes an act of service


June 17, 2021

To the Wetzel family, a perfect day is one spent on the water fishing and enjoying each other’s company. For the past 10 years, they have added a volunteer component to their outdoors time by collecting samples for Florida LAKEWATCH. The ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Citizen Science, Florida LAKEWATCH, Lakewatch, Osceola County, Volunteers, Water, Water Bodies, Water Quality

National NIFA and HUD webinar shares UF/IFAS Extension Homeflow program


June 14, 2021

UF/IFAS Extension agents will present Homeflow, a program that teaches families how to build healthy relationships, maintain their home and establish financial safety on an upcoming national webinar. The program is presented in partnership ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Homeflow, Relationships

Get answers to your landscape disease questions in next ‘Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!’


June 7, 2021

The next “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” will discuss ornamental and turf diseases, live on June 10 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central. Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive. Zoom requires pre-registration, ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, HOME LANDSCAPES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture, Larry Williams, Matt Orwat, Okaloosa County, Phil Harmon, Plant Pathology, Santa Rosa County, Stephen Greer, Turfgrass, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Washington County
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Growing the ag work force, one classroom at a time


May 19, 2021

Agriculture is the second largest industry in Florida with an estimated market value of over $7.46 billion according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but uncertainty of the industry’s future labor force remains, as the average age of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Curriculum, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag Literacy, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Literacy, Doctor Of Plant Medicine, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Outreach
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Hurricane season is here. UF is ready to help


May 18, 2021

Hurricane season has officially begun. Over the next six months, we must stay alert to news reports and be ready to face a tropical storm or hurricane in the state of Florida. Early forecasts predict an average of 13-20 named storms. Of those, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, HOME LANDSCAPES, NATURAL RESOURCES, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Hurricane Season, News

Learn how to start, maintain a fresh herb garden from UF/IFAS experts


May 6, 2021

The next “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” will discuss growing culinary herbs. The next event is live on May 13 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central. Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive. Zoom requires pre-registration, ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bay County, Beth Bolles, Escambia County, Julie McConnell, Leon County, Mary Salinas, Santa Rosa County, Trevor Hylton, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District, Virtual Workshop

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