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Strawberry farmers worldwide may get help from new University of Florida research that shows a way to battle... more
Several years ago, farmers asked University of Florida scientists to help them produce blackberries as part of an effort... more
As Mother’s Day approaches, you can make mom feel special in any number of ways ... more
Kalan Royal has agriculture in his blood. His family has been involved in Florida’s citrus and cattle industries since the 1860s. more
Florida citrus growers can learn more about the use of plant-growth regulators (PGRs) and how they can fight against fruit drop... more
As April starts this week, we enter the Florida blueberry season and the sweet taste that comes with the fruit. more
Florida growers in certain areas of the state have faced significant oyster mortalities during the spring and early summer. more
Termites are swarming in South Florida. That’s what University of Florida scientists have been observing since the last week ... more
Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon... more
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 … more
Samira Daroub has been named director of the UF/IFAS Everglades Research & Education Center... more
With a device they can make on their own for only $159, arborists can for the most part accurately assess ... more
Cold weather causes iguanas to lose consciousness. more
With about 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida, UF/IFAS Extension and the UF College of Medicine will screen... more
Data derived from farms might be more valuable than the crops growers produce. more
Humans like truffles, as do many mammals. Now new evidence suggests that birds may also seek out and disperse... more
Argentine black and white tegus have spread and established populations in and around Florida at a rapid and growing rate... more
Proper nutrition for disease damaged citrus trees is critical to extending their productivity. Growers can learn more... more
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
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