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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Weekend Backpack Program……Feeding One Child at a Time


November 19, 2019

When students leave school for the weekend, the last thing they should have to worry about is how they are going to get their next meal. Thanks to Taylor County's Weekend Backpack Program, weekends are worry free for a lot of kids in our community. What ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Community, Community Outreach, Nutrition, Students, Youth

The Best Way To Lose Weight & Keep It Off


July 16, 2018

We all wish there was some magic potion to lose weight and keep it off, but the only way to lose weight the healthy way, is to eat less and move more. It's no secret: People who lose weight slowly by eating less and exercising more tend to ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Body Mass Index, Diet, Food, Health, Healthy Food, Nutrition, Weight, Weight Maintenance, Weight Management, Weightloss

Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods


February 13, 2018

For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods. Most people don't know that there is a major difference between organic, natural and health ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Health, Health Foods, Healthy, Natural, Nutrition, Orgainc

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery


January 26, 2018

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees. However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Freeze Damge, Recovery, Symptoms

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation


January 25, 2018

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts. More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability, and price. Thus, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Grove, Protection

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