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UF/IFAS, Immokalee officials are working together to get residents moving and eating healthy


April 3, 2015

IMMOKOLEE, Fla. --- Adelaida Rodriguez, 34, walked quickly along North 1st Street in Immokalee recently, keeping up with her three sons, ages 8, 6 and 4, as they rode their bikes to Ciclovia Immokalee!, what is becoming a monthly healthy living ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Nutrition, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS Lawn and Garden Fest slated for Saturday, March 14


March 5, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Just in time for spring’s arrival, Lawn and Garden Fest returns to the University of Florida campus on Saturday, March 14, to offer residents free advice and information to help them beautify their yards. It takes ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Soil, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS part of new website showcasing land-grant university impacts


March 2, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- To help inform agricultural producers, policymakers and the public about its accomplishments, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is contributing to a new website, http://landgrantimpacts.org, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Burns, Extension, Land-Grant, Payne, Place, Research, Website

UF/IFAS Extension working to help farmers and ranchers keep it all in the family with AgSave$ Program


February 4, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For Marianna farmer and rancher Ken Barton, the combination of business and family is more than just a balancing act – it is his livelihood. Barton is 10 years away from retirement, and concerned about how he will ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

University of Florida receives part of $7 million grant to empower women farmers in Africa


November 20, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When Kathleen Colverson works in places like Mozambique, Tanzania and Ethiopia, she watches as women farmers rise before dawn to gather firewood and water to make breakfast for their families. They send the older children ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Africa, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida, USAID

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