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June 4 – UF/IFAS Extension Broward presents free online webinar for residents with citrus in home landscapes


May 23, 2024

South Florida landscapes are filled with some of the most delicious citrus thanks to the subtropical climate of the region. Varieties like sweet orange, grapefruit, mandarin, Meyer lemon, lime and kumquat are just some of those typically ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Trees, Consumer, Extension Broward, Fernando Alferez, Home Landscape, Kumquat, Lime, Mandarin, Meyer Lemon, Sweet Orange, Webinar
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Duval County volunteers keep Jacksonville trees trim


April 24, 2024

Jacksonville, the largest city by landmass in the contiguous United States, is also home to the country’s largest urban park system – more than 80,000 acres of land featuring more than 400 parks. For a decade, a cadre of gloved individuals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 7 Creeks Recreation Area, Duval County, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Parks, Larry Figart, Lauren Chappell, Master Gardener Volunteer, Megan Winslow, Park, Recreation And Community Services, Tree, Tress Stewards, Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Volunteer
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Gator alumni-led company recognized for decade of compassionate growth


April 22, 2024

Every year for the past 10 years, the University of Florida’s Gator100 program has honored the fastest-growing businesses in the world owned or led by UF alumni. In the decade since the program’s inception, only one business has managed ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, College Of Veterinary Medicine, Dani McVety, Euthanasia, Gator100, Hospice, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lap Of Love, Lap Of Love Veterinary Hospice, Mary Gardner, Megan Winslow, Tampa, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Científicos de UF/IFAS lanzan una encuesta sobre el uso del agua para mejorar la conservación de este recurso en todo el estado


April 16, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. ¿Busca alternativas que le puedan ayudar a ahorrar dinero en la factura del agua de su hogar? ¿Se pregunta con qué ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agua, Areas Verdes, Conservacion, Distrito De Administración Del Agua Del Sur De Florida, Encuesta, Encuesta En Espanol, Espanol, Florida, Irrigación, Jardines, Kimberly Moore, La Encuesta Sobre El Uso Del Agua, Minimizar El Desperdicio De Agua, Patios, Propietarios De Viviendas Y Administradores De Propiedades, Responsable, Spanish, Sustenibilidad, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC, Uso Del Agua
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UF therapeutic horticulture program generates zen for students


April 10, 2024

Every spring, vehicles converge at the intersection of Mowry Road and Gale Lemerand Drive as green thumbs arrive for the annual Wilmot Botanical Gardens plant sale. Although they may not know it, much of the greenery they load into their vehicles ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Ben Sasse, Elizabeth Diehl, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Julie Abrams-Bernier, Kai Tham, Megan Winslow, Plant Sale, Strategic Funding, Therapeutic Horticulture, Therapy, UF, UF Counseling And Wellness Center, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida College Of Medicine, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Wilmot Botanical Gardens

UF/IFAS scientists launch landscape water use survey to enhance water conservation efforts, programs statewide


April 10, 2024

Looking for ways to help save on your household water bill? Wondering how often to irrigate the lawn? Perhaps you are looking at the use of technologies that will help you gauge when and how often to irrigate. A team of University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Environmental Horticulture, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Horticulture Department, Irrigation, Landscape Water Use Survey, Lawn, Natural Resources, News, Soil, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Conservation

New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought


April 9, 2024

A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alena Poulin, Aquaculture, Aquatic, Commercial Fishing, Farmed Fish, Fish, Food, Food Security, Frank Asche, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, James Anderson, Megan Winslow, Nature, Resource Economics, Seafood, Sustainability, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Waste
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Investigadores de Suecia y de University of Florida conectan al microbioma infantil con el desarrollo de autismo y TDAH


April 4, 2024

Creado por Megan Winslow, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Un estudio, el primero de su tipo, ha identificado bacterias en el contenido de los microbiomas de los niños que se considera podría contribuir al desarrollo de ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ABIS, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Antibioticos, Autismo, Bacterias, Bebes, Cell, Citrobacter, Coprococcus, Departamento De Microbiologia Y Ciencias Celulares De UF/IFAS, Desarrollo Neurologico, Discapacidad Intelectual, El Trastorno Por Deficit De Atencion E Hiperactividad, Eric Triplett, Espanol, Exposiciones Ambientales, Factores Ambientales, Función Cerebral, Infantes, Infecciones Del Oido, Lancet Neurology, Microbioma, Microbioma Infantil, Microbiomas, Microorganismos, Ninos, Poblacion Control, Riboflavina, Spanish, Suecia, Tabaquismo, TDAH, Trastornos Del Habla, Trastornos Del Neurodesarrollo, UF/IFAS, Universidad De Linköping, Universidad De Örebro, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Vitamina B2
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UF and Swedish researchers connect childhood microbiome with development of autism, ADHD


April 3, 2024

A first-of-its-kind study has identified bacteria in the contents of children’s microbiomes that are believed to contribute to the development of neurodevelopmental disorders – years before the children are diagnosed with the disorders. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS
Tags: ABIS, ADHD, All Babies In Southeast Sweden, Angelica Ahrens, Autism, Cell, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Early Child Development, Eric Triplett, Gut Microbiome, Intellectual Disability, Linköping University, Megan Winslow, Microbiology, Microbiome, Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Örebo University, Smoking, Speech Disorders, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Learn to grow sustainable food gardens anywhere South Florida at the free South Florida Community Garden Hub on April 13


March 26, 2024

Community gardens come in all shapes and sizes. They offer a bounty of benefits that bring the farm-to-table concept to life when established effectively to meet sustainable food demands. By growing food on a small scale, using venues ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture Education, Agroecology, Balconies, Community Gardens, Community Grounds, Edible Plants, Environmental Horticulture, Farm To Table, Fruit, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxiao Qiu, Lorna Bravo, News, Plants, Rooftop Gardens, Small Urban Farms, South Florida Community Garden Hub, Sustainable Food Production, Sustainable Food Systems, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, University Of Florida, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables

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