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Brush up on financial literacy with free virtual series


August 4, 2021

“Living Well Wednesdays” is a free quarterly UF/IFAS Extension program from Northwest Florida family and consumer sciences experts. Each quarter explores a different subject. The next event will cover topics related to personal finances. ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Financial Literacy, Heidi Copeland, Jill Breslawski, Laurie Osgood, Money, Personal Finances, Saving Money, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District

‘Can I have that candy bar?’ More than anyone, kids influence our impulse buying


May 19, 2021

Mommy, Daddy, I want that candy bar. Can we get it? Please? As a parent, you might acquiesce when your child suddenly asks you to buy an item or two at the supermarket. If you’re an impulse buyer, you’re likely to be swayed by those around ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Children, Demographics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Grocery Stores, Impulse Buying, Parents, Supermarket, Zhifeng Gao
Stressed farmer

UF/IFAS joins effort to battle farmer, rancher stress


December 1, 2020

The stress level in rural communities is off the charts. Farm and ranch closures, land forfeitures, labor issues and more contribute, and according to a 2015 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a full five years before ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Carl Jagger, Christa Court, Judy Corbus, Kendra Zamojski, Michael Gutter, News, Nick Place, Northwest Extension District, Santa Rosa County, Stephen Greer, Stress

Helping Treasure Coast residents clean up their credit file, goal of UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie workshop


August 31, 2020

TREASURE COAST, Fla. --- UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie has teamed up with St. Lucie County Community Services staff in offering debt relief to residents in St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties. Funding from the Credit Score Improvement ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Carol Roberts, Debt, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

How to be smart with your stimulus check: Tips and FAQs


April 14, 2020

In the coming weeks, millions of Americans will receive money from the federal government as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to UF/IFAS personal finance experts, now is the time to plan how ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CARES Act, COVID19, Family, Hillborough County, Jorge Ruiz-Menjivar, Lisa Leslie, Michael Gutter, News, Youth And Community Sciences
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

Shop Florida-grown gifts this holiday season


November 26, 2019

While you can’t bottle up and send the Florida sunshine to friends and family this holiday season, shop local Saturday and send some other tasty and beautiful Florida-grown items. Citrus is the traditional Florida-grown gift to send to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Christmas, Cut-foliage, Florida-grown, Fresh From Florida, Gift, Gifts, Giving, Holidays, Honey

4-H Youth and UnitedHealthcare Promote Health through Food Literacy and Active Living while at the State Capitol


April 12, 2019

UnitedHealthcare brought its 4-H Food Smart Families program to the Florida Capitol Courtyard in Tallahassee Thursday, April 5. More than 700 4-H youth from across the state, including 4-H Health Ambassadors, participated in the event by ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters
Tags: 4-H Day At The Capitol, Food Smart Families, News, United Health Care

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