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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
Working in labs and fields across Florida, a new generation of students will start earning a Ph.D. in plant breeding... more
University of Florida scientists want to help South Florida farmers increase their economic returns when growing papaya to meet consumer demands... more
University of Florida scientists have found an explanation for the occurrence of high nutrient loss in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). more
Planning your garden for fall? Don’t let the summer go by without including calabaza in your edible garden. more
Researchers with the University of Florida have used a peptide to reduce symptoms associated with lupus. more
The statewide UF/IFAS Extension victory garden program began as an effort to empower those in need to grow their own food and resulted in participants harvesting... more
Floridians and visitors to the Sunshine State bake during the summer. Daytime temperatures often soar well into the 90s, and the heat index hovers over 100. 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
A global risk-assessment tool shows 33 nonnative aquatic species worldwide pose a “very high risk” of becoming invasive in current and future climate conditions. more
Antidepressants can help humans emerge from the darkness of depression. Expose crayfish to antidepressants, and they too become more outgoing - but that might not.... more
Known as container mosquitoes because of the small aquatic habitats they dwell in until adulthood, they include several invasive species that may transmit viruses... more
Six researchers across multiple academic disciplines at the University of Florida are working collaboratively to develop a certification program for wildlife-friendly plants. more
As pest-eaters, Eastern bluebirds benefit Florida farmers. Not only that, they’re cute. Two good reasons Hance Ellington has started a program to preserve them. more
UF/IFAS Extension agents will present Homeflow, a program that teaches families how to build healthy relationships, maintain their home and establish financial safety on an upcoming national webinar. more
What happens if you mix a cacao bean with a vanilla bean produced from a specific Florida-grown vanilla cultivar? The outcome was a winning combination... more
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
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