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UF Extension gives tips on how to protect livestock during hurricane

September 7, 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This information was compiled in 2017 and remains relevant to any future storm preparation and recovery needs. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida residents scramble to prepare for another hurricane, agriculture operators ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Extension, Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane, Hurricane Irma, Livestock, News

New UF center updating research on Southeastern agricultural health and safety

July 5, 2017

By Ricky Telg GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Extension, News, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Safety And Health, Worker Safety

UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center wins prestigious Prudential award

July 5, 2017

LIVE OAK, Fla. --- When the staff at the University of Florida IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center decided to transform the facility’s farm, their only thought was helping local growers to succeed. Little did they know that ... READ MORE

Tags: Extension, News, Prudential Award, Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center

UF Extension fights for wildlife during National Clean Beaches Week

June 26, 2017

By Rebecca Burton GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida is known for its pristine beaches, endangered species still rely on residents and visitors to keep their habitat clean. In celebration of National Clean Beaches Week (July 1-7), University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, EVENTS, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Clean Beaches, Extension, News, Sea Turtles

UF helps residents save at least 65 million gallons in outdoor irrigation annually

March 30, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Participants in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension program saved 65 million gallons in outdoor irrigation in 2016, enough to supply 15 subdivisions with water for a year, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Extension, Food And Resource Economics, Laura Warner, Master Gardener, Tatiana Borisova, Water Conservation

Faculty to share helpful information at UF/IFAS Urban Landscape Summit

March 2, 2017

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Protecting the water Floridians will need for the 15 million additional residents projected to live here 50 years from now means getting today’s 20 million Floridians to conserve water, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Horticulture, Michael Dukes, Urban Lanscape Summit, Water

Learn more about Florida’s water resources with new UF/IFAS website

January 3, 2017

Please see caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Are you concerned about how your water tastes? Do you want to know how much you use, or whether we’ll have enough water for the next generation? A new University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Extension, Kati Migliaccio, Water, Website

Longtime UF/IFAS administrator retires after outstanding career in research, outreach

October 27, 2016

Chris Waddill HOMESTEAD, Fla. --- Her career at UF/IFAS spanned 20 years, starting as Dean for UF/IFAS Extension and later working as director of three research and education centers. Now, Chris Waddill is ready to retire. On Oct. 31, Waddill ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Extension, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Tropical Research And Education Center

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