UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County is excited to welcome Ashley Stonecipher as the new Agriculture and Food Systems Extension Agent. Ashley will serve as the livestock agent for anyone in the county with beef and dairy cattle, horses, goats, ... READ MORE
The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance ... READ MORE
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave ... READ MORE
Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). According to Skuza and Russo, youth come into contact more now than ever before with other cultures. The implication ... READ MORE
October is the month that most of us seek out pumpkins for our festive dishes and decor. Fortunately, there are so many to choose from. Pumpkin colors ranging from Orange, red, green, pink, blue and white are all the rage but are you aware ... READ MORE
Have you ever purchased fresh fruit, expecting it to ripen at home, and it never does? Perhaps you bought a pint of strawberries and noticed a few green ones at the bottom of the container. Well, no matter how long you wait, those green strawberries ... READ MORE
An important part of a family’s emergency plan is knowing what proper food and water safety precautions to take if hurricanes or other disasters occur.
Follow these tips to be prepared for power outages and keep your food safe.
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Florida ranks #2 nationally in the production and value of fresh market sweet corn, typically accounting for approximately 25 percent of sweet corn production in the U.S. According to USDA, the production of fresh corn from Florida is valued ... READ MORE