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Back by popular demand: UF/IFAS Extension Broward Urban Sustainable Food Production Short Course


July 29, 2021

Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity. The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities. This has awakened a volume of interest ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Environmental Horticulture, FLREC, Jiangxiao Qiu, Lorna Bravo, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H Youth Development Program, UF/IFAS FLREC, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Food Production
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Want to grow your own vegetable garden? New UF/IFAS guide helps estimate costs, savings


April 23, 2021

One third of all U.S. households participate in some type of food gardening with vegetable gardening being the most common type. UF/IFAS Extension agents from throughout the Sunshine State have released a guide to help consumers design ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Home Gardening, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardens
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Applications online to join UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Scholarship Program Introduced


December 1, 2020

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Like to dabble in your community, church, or school gardens? Like giving your neighbor a helping hand on how to grow herbs, vegetables, and fruit? Interested in urban sustainable food systems, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS News

UF/IFAS Extension Broward 4-H granted $10K from Glick Philanthropies to expand nutrition, gardening project for residents amid COVID-19


May 28, 2020

UF/IFAS 4-H among 107 organizations selected for $820K Community Relief Fund DAVIE, Fla. – With COVID-19, thousands of reports have risen to the surface documenting the challenges of individuals and communities affected by the global virus. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Glick Philanthropies, Karen Rice-David, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H Youth Development Program
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Is indoor farming a solution? UF/IFAS scientists explain


May 13, 2020

DAVIE, Fla. – At one time, the concept of vegetables growing inside a temperature-controlled facility where LED lights and advanced technology set the pace for year-round harvesting, promoted photosynthesis and water use efficiency, and required ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Aeroponics, Aquaponics, Extension Broward, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Hydroponic Farming, Hydroponics, Indoor Vertical Farming, Jiangxiao Qiu, Landscape Ecology, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS FLREC, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Extension dropbox, online services offer solutions to consumer concerns


March 20, 2020

DAVIE, Fla. – Unique times call for unique measures. In lieu of the CDC’s recommendations to practice social distancing against COVID-19 spread, UF/IFAS Extension Broward has developed new approaches to providing continued services. Need ... READ MORE

Category: HOME LANDSCAPES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Commercial Horticulture Program, Commercial Landscapes, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Gardening Solutions, Samples, UF IFAS Extension Broward, Urban Horticulture Program, Urban Landscapes

Master Gardener training cultivates new volunteers through virtual learning


March 20, 2020

DAVIE, Fla. – You can’t stop the Master Gardeners from learning. Amid social distancing brought on by COVID-19 and just as Master Gardeners hit their peak training season, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County program administrators and participants ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Broward Extension, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Extension Online Learning, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Online Learning, Solutions, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Solutions, Vegetable Gardening, Virtual Learning

Get in Touch with Nature on April 19: Join the BioBlitz at Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center in Davie


February 6, 2020

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Ever wonder what is in your surroundings? Ever get surprised by a bird you don’t recognize, an unfamiliar plant or how much wildlife exists in a small section of a park in your community? The species that make up the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, Davie, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, INaturalist App, Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center, Lorna Bravo, Mathew Boone, Mathieu Basille, UF IFAS Extension Broward

Get in Touch with Nature, Work with Scientists on November 2: Bill Keith Preserve Park in Fort Lauderdale Is Where to Connect


October 8, 2019

DAVIE, Fla. – Stop and smell the roses, take a snapshot of the wildlife in your immediate area, and learn what plants, insects, and wildlife make up your neighborhood. It’s this type of interactive science that makes a BioBlitz an engaging ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: BioBlitz, Community Events, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension Broward, Urban Horticulture, Wildlife Ecology

Learn about Butterfly Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping™, How to Incorporate Art into Green Space At UF/IFAS Extension Art in the Garden on November 16


October 8, 2019

DAVIE, Fla. --- Fall is here and there’s plenty of outdoor activities for the picking in south Florida. On November 16, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Broward Extension Master Gardener program ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS
Tags: Art In The Garden, Butterflies, Children Event, Family Event, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Free, Garden, Plant Sale, Pollinators, UF IFAS Extension Broward, Water Conservation

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