Have you ever wondered about the intricate ways we interact with water?
Water plays a crucial role in our daily lives, from the water we drink to the landscapes we admire. It shapes our environment, our culture, and our future.
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Florida is among the only places in the USA where we can grow subtropical and tropical fruit crops. This is because Florida has the necessary climatic and soil conditions that allow farmers to grow these types of crops, as well as an established ... READ MORE
In this immersive two-day program, you will acquire the skills necessary to host a successful BioBlitz survey and utilize the collected data for effective land management.
The course is designed for local land managers, biologists, non-profit ... READ MORE
Calling all nature explorers!
Join UF/IFAS Extension at our first weeklong summer camp at the Florida Children's Museum at Bonnet Springs Park in Lakeland! Join us as we explore wildlife, botany, insects, and nature through crafts, activities, ... READ MORE
Join UF IFAS Mid-Florida Research & Education Center, UF IFAS Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, and UF IFAS Extension Polk County on May 26, 2023, at 5:30 pm to Talk Florida Hops!
Meet us at Swan Brewing in Lakeland!
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This year, the Master Gardener Volunteer program celebrates its fiftieth year. Programs across the United States (and beyond) are recognizing the extraordinary accomplishments the program has made in so many communities. Additionally, March ... READ MORE
Beekeeping is an important aspect of agriculture in Florida and offers numerous opportunities for youth to learn and develop important life skills. By participating in a beginner beekeeping class, youth can develop skills such as communication, ... READ MORE
This October, join us for a two-day beginner backpacking class!
This two-day workshop (Tuesday and Thursday evening) will teach participants all about the basic skills required to go backpacking in Florida's backcountry.
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Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of five, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan for and grow edible fruit in your home landscape. Topics include peaches, citrus, bananas, pineapples, and designing ... READ MORE
Each year, the UF/IFAS South Florida Beef Forage Program, offers the Alvin C. Warnick Beef Cattle Reproductive Management School. These schools are hosted at working beef cattle ranches. In 2020, in light of safety precautions for COVID-19, ... READ MORE