Category: Agribusiness

UF, Invasive Species Centre draw international crowd to invasive pests conference

Media Contact: Deborah Sparks, 705-255-8301, dsparks@invasivespeciescentre.ca GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers from around the world will gather at what many consider to be a perfect storm for invasive aquatic plants. With 28 ports of entry and a tropical environment,… Read More

UF/IFAS-led team wins national award for research on heat-tolerant field corn

By Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Field corn is one of the world’s most important cereal grains, and efforts to develop new heat-tolerant varieties of this crop have earned national recognition for a scientific team led by University… Read More

Livestock Health after a Flood

  Pastureland Standing water may have ruined some pastures. Lack of adequate forage could force animals to eat poisonous plants which are abundant in some parts of the country. Remove fallen wild cherry limbs from pastures to prevent… Read More

UF IFAS Extension Agents help in Puerto Rican Agriculture needs assessments following hurricane Maria

The catastrophic weather event named Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rican soil and billions of dollars in damages have been reported thus far. This cyclone ripped through the heart of this American territory and crippled its ability… Read More