Keyword: UF/IFAS

Strawberry growers globally could benefit from UF/IFAS …

Strawberry farmers worldwide may get help from new University of Florida research that shows a way to battle...

Orchard tour as part of UF/IFAS blackberry growing …

Several years ago, farmers asked University of Florida scientists to help them produce blackberries as part of an effort...

Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ with a plant – maybe …

As Mother’s Day approaches, you can make mom feel special in any number of ways ...

A lifetime passion for livestock attracts new agent to …

Kalan Royal has agriculture in his blood. His family has been involved in Florida’s citrus and cattle industries since the 1860s.

Growers can learn more about plant growth regulators …

Florida citrus growers can learn more about the use of plant-growth regulators (PGRs) and how they can fight against fruit drop...

With the beginning of Florida blueberry season comes …

As April starts this week, we enter the Florida blueberry season and the sweet taste that comes with the fruit.

Oyster monitoring project provides insight to spring …

Florida growers in certain areas of the state have faced significant oyster mortalities during the spring and early summer.

Termite season: UF/IFAS scientist answers common …

Termites are swarming in South Florida. That’s what University of Florida scientists have been observing since the last week ...

UF study finds Florida’s 76,000 ponds emit more …

Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon...

An aromatic tomato could be looming

You can scarcely find a tasty, heirloom tomato in the grocery store. But University of Florida scientists helped discover a way to enhance tomato smell and taste. Breeding efforts over the last half …

Internationally acclaimed scientist to lead Everglades …

Samira Daroub has been named director of the UF/IFAS Everglades Research & Education Center...

Homemade device may help arborists assess odds of …

With a device they can make on their own for only $159, arborists can for the most part accurately assess ...

Some parts of Florida under 'falling iguana' alerts

Cold weather causes iguanas to lose consciousness.

UF/IFAS & UF College of Medicine offer health …

With about 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida, UF/IFAS Extension and the UF College of Medicine will screen...

Read the fine print: Who owns and controls farm data?

Data derived from farms might be more valuable than the crops growers produce.

The early bird gets the...truffle?

Humans like truffles, as do many mammals. Now new evidence suggests that birds may also seek out and disperse...

Fighting the tegu spread to protect Florida’s …

Argentine black and white tegus have spread and established populations in and around Florida at a rapid and growing rate...

Citrus Nutrition Day seminar to be offered Oct. 26 in …

Proper nutrition for disease damaged citrus trees is critical to extending their productivity. Growers can learn more...

Anna Meszaros is the new Palm Beach County Vegetable …

Anna Meszaros is the new Commercial Horticulture (Vegetable Crops) Extension Agent in Palm Beach County. She began on Aug. 2...

Come across a giant whip scorpion in your area? …

With recent media exposure of an arachnid known as the giant whip scorpion, the public perception of this species tends to draw some concerns over its...
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