Mixed methods research is defined as "research where the researcher mixes or combines quantitative and qualitative research techniques, methods, approaches, concepts or language into a single study” (Johnson & Onwuegbuzie, 2004, p. 17). ... READ MORE
According to the the Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research, Florida’s population grew by 1.77% between 2018 and 2019, adding 368,021 residents. Over the next five years, Florida’s population growth is expected to ... READ MORE
Belonging in a Virtual Environment
The pandemic has affected every aspect of “4-H Life.” From club meetings to county, district, state, and national events, it seems everything is now virtual or has been canceled. Youth are missing the ... READ MORE
What is a Success Story? According to "Guidelines for Writing Quality Impact Statements for Workload and Marketing," (https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc241): Impact statements tell the story of UF/IFAS Extension and how our work helps people solve ... READ MORE
Almost every single piece of plastic ever made still exists. As an alternative to the traditional plastics, we are hearing a new term more and more often - bioplastics. Are bioplastics better? Dr. Maia McGuire answered this question in the last ... READ MORE
Water Wednesdays in September will feature Microplastics.
Microplastics include plastic particles with an upper size limit of 5 mm (0.2 inch). They come from a variety of sources. If you missed the talk on Sept. 9, here is your ... READ MORE
Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. It may be in danger of contamination from pollutants found in the flood waters. If your well has been flooded, meaning either ... READ MORE
What is Livestock Judging?
Livestock judging is the evaluation of an animal’s characteristics and making a comparison to other animals and the ideal standard of that particular class (Thayne, 2011). So, how do we evaluate animals and why ... READ MORE
August in Florida signals the start of grape harvesting. Vineyards through the south begin the task of picking the ripe crop off the vines, crushing then pressing the skins and fermenting the juice.
After years of harvesting vineyards by hand, ... READ MORE
We live in a world where we are surrounded by plastics. We can find plastics from packaging materials to appliances and medical devices. Plastics have brought many societal benefits, but our current approach to plastic use and disposal have ... READ MORE