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Horseback riders address invasive species problem across Florida

A UF/IFAS Extension program educates outdoor enthusiasts to report invasive plant species with a unique vantage point - from horseback. In doing so, participants can help UF/IFAS reduce some of the invasive species that cost the United States...
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UF Professor Emeritus Inducted into Florida Forester Hall of Fame

By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Eric Jokela, University of Florida professor emeritus, will be inducted this month into the Florida Division of the Society of American Foresters Hall of Fame. Inductees are selected for their...
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New Extension agent builds on legacy of those before her

By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- When you meet Ajia Paolillo, you might think that everything old is new again. That’s because Paolillo, the new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension citrus agent for...
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