Agriculture
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With their research, Boyd and Schumann hope to eventually help growers unleash surgical strikes on weeds – without vanquishing their fruit. more
The UF/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping ™ (FFL) program has just released a new mobile app. It’s called the “FFL Plant Guide,” and it has information on over 450... more
And as consumers around the nation enjoy slice after slice of cool watermelon this summer, they can thank a dedicated network of Florida growers... more
The researchers compared how mosquitoes collected during different parts of the year responded to changes in temperature. more
Farmers around the world face unique challenges in their effort to provide abundant, safe and flavorful food. more
For some, the pandemic brought with it an unexpected interest in all things gardening and growing, including cultivating herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. more
When a hurricane threatens, what should you do about the animals too large to bring indoors? more
Agriculture is the second largest industry in Florida with an estimated market value of over $7.46 billion according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture... more
The UF/IFAS blueberry breeding program has developed a new cultivar module of the UF/IFAS Blueberry Growers Guide, available for download... more
On May 20, the Sierra Club released a report by Dr. Jessica L. McCarty of the Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. more
If you have ever brought home seemingly fresh produce from the grocery store only to find it wilted and moldering a few days later, Tie Liu feels your pain. more
Small-scale grower operations have their advantages despite being challenged by access to large markets and limits on resources. more
By popular demand, UF/IFAS experts at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center will hold bilingual webinars later this month titled, ‘Farm Labor Supervisor COVID-19 Safety UPDATES... more
OKEECHOBEE  -- Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Okeechobee County on May 10 to celebrate National Beef Month. DeSantis met with cattle ranchers at Williamson Cattle Company. more
If you’re impatient for impatiens, a University of Florida scientist has good news for you ... more
The initiative’s objective is to let researchers study and discuss vanilla, passionfruit and mangoes more
Martin Zapien scans long rows of tree canopies each morning and thinks about how the future of food production will advance with new citrus cultivars. more
Extension services primarily share scientific knowledge and expertise with the public. On the cutting edge back in 1996, UF/IFAS Extension launched a website... more
While more than one third of U.S. households plant food gardens for a variety of reasons, vegetable gardening is the most popular. more
BELLE GLADE  -- Volunteers were working in the fields in Belle Glade today (April 29), picking celery as part of the Society of St. Andrew's Gleaning for Good program. The produce will go to … more
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