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UFIFAS Extension Dean Nick Place

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, EVENTS, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

UF/IFAS, EFNEP Build Food Security Through Education, Demonstrations, Mobile Food Pantry


February 7, 2020

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. –You can’t have healthy cooking and eating habits if you’re food insecure. In today’s world, lack of access to nutritious food is a reality for millions of people. In Jupiter, one program, which already combines ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Danielle De Vries-Navarro, Eating Smart Being Healthy Curriculum, EFNEP, Healthier Jupiter, Margorie S. Fisher Nutrition Drive, MSF-ND, Uf/ifas, UF/IFAS Extension Expanded Food And Nutrition Education Program, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Soil and water effects on public health highlighted in new UF certificate program


January 27, 2020

By Mike Loizzo From dirty beaches following an oil spill to the Flint, Michigan, water crisis – soil and water contamination pose a public health risk to people, plants and wildlife. To better understand the risks, remediation and prevention ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Andrew Ogram, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, News, Soil And Water Sciences

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition


January 16, 2020

A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Science And Human Nutrition, News, Sue Percival

Peanut Butter Challenge Back on Track After Hurricane Michael Recovery


December 19, 2019

Last year’s UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge was just getting started when Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle. As the communities dealt with the aftermath and UF/IFAS Extension offices became collection points for all varieties ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Hurricane Michael, Indian River County, Jefferson County, Julianne Dinkel, Libbie Johnson, Okaloosa County, Panhandle, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanuts, Santa Rosa County, UF/IFAS Extension

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