UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.
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Voices of IFAS: Vincent Encomio
Name - Vincent Encomio Position - Florida Sea Grant Multi-County Extension Agent, Martin & St. Lucie Counties Hometown – Turlock, CA Years at UF/IFAS - 3 Describe your role at UF/IFAS? My current extension programming covers primarily Coastal Health, including habitat restoration, and water quality
A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits
What's Going on in Florida
COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
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 or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your
New Equine Course Available!
Equine Academy New Self-Paced Online Course Available for Horse Owners! Whether you are an avid horseman or just recently got your first horse, we have a course for you! This in-depth course covers the five core areas of owning a horse: pastures, nutrition, health, safety, and horsemanship. For just $10 you will have access to over 30 pages of content, from presentations, to articles, videos, and other reference materials
Dig-in to school gardens on June 17 with our School Garden Workshop 2021
As we complete another school year and segway into summer we celebrate our school gardens with our annual school garden workshop. Join us on June 17 as we dig in to school gardens! Our most requested topics are here: composting, worms, pollinators, bugs, and how to be Florida Friendly in our school gardens
It’s not so much the heat…
The heat is a very real challenge for Florida gardeners. But it’s not just the heat that we’re up against
Water Wednesday Recap – Hurricane Preparedness
The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season
Improving Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Did you know that head and neck cancer is the seventh most common cancer in the world? Sixty percent of Florida counties are above the national rate. UF/IFAS Extension is pleased to partner with UF Health in a research project on making it easier for individuals with head and neck cancer to participate in clinical trials