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Anna Meszaros is the new Commercial Horticulture (Vegetable Crops) Extension Agent in Palm Beach County. She began on Aug. 2... more
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... more
A newly released University of Florida report sheds light on the economic repercussions of the large red tide bloom that affected the Southwest Florida... more
When public interest is high and funding is limited, researchers can rely on citizens to help them measure wildlife populations, research finds. UF/IFAS... more
Pomegranates are sweet, juicy and one day they could grow abundantly in Florida. They taste good, and they’re full of nutrients, including antioxidants. more
Florida State Parks remain a haven for these wondrous creatures. Parks that offer camping or have firefly tours open to the public after sunset are a great place to look more
University of Florida scientists toil in labs and fields for years to breed top-notch ornamentals for Mothers’ Day – or any occasion. more
A team of scientists at the University of Florida have sequenced the genome of the internationally important ‘Tommy Atkins’ mango... more
The discovery brings the potential of another tool for citrus growers to control the insect that transmits the disease-causing bacterium more
Scientists project hurricane intensity and frequency will increase with climate change more
A team of scientists is embarking on a two-year project to forecast how invasive species might roam beyond Florida more
Sweet corn, a food favorite for many consumers, serves as a major crop for Florida. more
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host a webinar series about wells and septic more
About 80% of those who took up gardening since the beginning of COVID-19 will continue the pastime in 2021. more
In 2020, we learned to transform our backyards and balconies into edible gardens year-round. more
Now, a new, free app designed by UF/IFAS researchers and Extension faculty helps you identify toxic plants. more
Nov. 18-25 is National Farm-City Week, a time set aside to recognize and honor the contributions of the country’s agriculturalists... more
Acupuncture is widely known, but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans or animals. more
As laborers return to the fields this fall in Florida, both unauthorized workers and those authorized to plant and pick crops through a guest worker’s visa are vulnerable to the coronavirus. more
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