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UF expert offers ways to cut “screen time” as kids return to school


July 31, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- To some parents, it can seem like children scan social media, TV and the Internet almost constantly. As we head toward a new school year, a University of Florida expert gives tips on how to deal with “screen time,” ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Back To School, EFNEP, News, Nicole Owens, Special Topics

UF helps Floridians create food businesses through workshops


April 28, 2017

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stephanie Bartsch, who sells jams, jellies and German pastries, had been running a cottage food business for a couple of years from her Micanopy home. Nevertheless, she wanted to find ways to make her ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, EVENTS, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cottage Food Industry, Food Workshop, News

UF study: Family, friends are first source for food safety info


April 26, 2017

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Most people who wonder about food safety will ask their family or friends for help, not necessarily experts, according to new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences research. On the ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Alexa Lamm, Food Safety, News, Trusted Sources

Nutrients are nice, but produce better pass the taste test


April 11, 2017

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Consumers want produce that tickles their taste buds and is easy on the eye, but they think quality fruits and vegetables are a matter of luck, according to University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Amy Simonne, Appearance, Breeding, Consumers, Family, Family, Youth And Community Sciences, Horticultural Sciences, Jeff Brecht, Nutrition, Produce, Smell, Taste

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