The UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.
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A Natural Disaster Can Significantly Impact a Family’s Financial Life
A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt their finances
January 5-National Bird Day
The bird, bird, bird, the bird is the word! This might be a hook line in a reasonably famous 1997 Timbaland & Magoo song, but it also rings true in Florida. Our state hosts a myriad of ecosystems that are home to numerous bird species
This Arbor Day, Plant an Investment in a Greener Future
January 20 is Arbor Day in Florida, and this Friday, Extension offices throughout the state will be hosting tree planting workshops and tree giveaways. Florida gets a jump on national arbor day, which isn’t until April, because this is the time of year when young trees are easiest to transplant in our warmer climate
Cold Weather on the Way! What should we do to protect our plants in Miami Dade?
It's looking more likely we will get some cold weather from this "Christmas" front. This one is coming down with enough energy to reach us
Miami-Dade 4-H Newsletter
Miami-Dade County 4-H Newsletters: Click the months below to access the corresponding newsletter: December 2022 Fair Entry Form Information Upcoming Yard Sale Fundraiser Meet Barbie, our new secretary Introducing Member Spotlight October.
Two Years Into the Manatee Unusual Mortality Event
Since 2020, our state marine mammal, the manatee has been experiencing an Unusual Mortality Event (UME), meaning that unusually high numbers of these animals have died. These deaths have been centered on the Atlantic coast in Florida, namely, the Indian River Lagoon area
Lo que debe saber sobre el Virus del Mosaico de la Caña de Azúcar (SCMV) y la Necrosis Viral Letal (LVN) que afectan a la grama de San Agustín
La enfermedad del mosaico y la necrosis viral letal (LVN)son enfermedades virales de la grama San Agustín (SAG) causadas por el virus del mosaico de la caña de azúcar (SCMV). Los primeros síntomas incluyen un patrón de mosaico en la hoja que se vuelve necrótico (se vuelve marrón y muere prematuramente) con el tiempo