UF/IFAS Extension program trains inmates for green industry

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- At Avon Park Correctional Institution, some inmates are getting a new kind of vocational training, thanks to faculty and volunteers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Highlands  More»


Peanut Butter Challenge tackles hunger in the Panhandle

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Thanks to a partnership of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and the Florida Peanut Producers Association, food pantries from Pensacola to Monticello will receive thousands of jars  More»


UF/IFAS Extension agent: Baking blunders to avoid this holiday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The way people get cooking advice has changed a lot over the years, due in no small part to the Internet, said Heidi Copeland, family and consumer sciences agent with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural  More»


We Need Your Advice!

Florida Extension is a partnership between the University of Florida and Florida A&M University to improve the quality of life for people like you through education. In the coming decade, decisions will be made by Florida Extension that influence  More»


Microplastics have big presence in coastal waters

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Each time you do a load of laundry, you may inadvertently send tiny pieces of plastic to a nearby lake or ocean, according to Maia McGuire, Florida Sea Grant agent with the University of Florida Institute of Food and  More»


Artist named for Seahorse Key artist-in-residence program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Cedar Key Artist-in-Residence Program has selected painter Daniel Gottsegen as artist in residence for 2017. Known for his meditative renderings of the natural world, Gottsegen will live and work at the University of  More»