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Give the gift of knowledge this year: Shop the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore

December 6, 2021

With more than 400 items available for purchase, the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore has something for everyone on your list this year. These items make perfect stocking stuffers, white elephant gifts or as a treat for yourself. For the kids Build-a-bug! ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Book, Books, Bookstore, Children's Books, Cook Books, Gift, Gift Guide, Gifts, Holidays, Love Your Bookstore, Shopping, Shopping List, UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
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UF-community partnership fosters youth-led research on parental incarceration

August 24, 2021

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- According to the National Institute of Corrections, 7% of all children in the U.S. have had a parent in jail or prison at some time in their lives. For many years, social scientists have sought to understand the impact ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Family, Michelle Abraczinskas, News, Youth And Community Sciences

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

‘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

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
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How to make Valentine’s Day special, according to a UF relationship expert

February 9, 2021

Don’t assume you know what your partner wants to do. Talk with your partner about how they want to spend Valentine’s Day. Put away distractions, including your phone. Give each other your undivided attention. Single on Valentine’s ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: News, Smart Couples, Valentine's Day, Victor Harris
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

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