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Category: Agriculture

Drone Images Detect Two Tomato Diseases with 99% Accuracy

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — New technology being developed by University of Florida scientists identifies two dangerous tomato diseases with 99 percent accuracy. This finding is critical because diseases can cost growers millions of dollars annually in the state’s third… Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Jonathan Glueckert

Contributor: Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Originally from Long Island, Jonathan Glueckert received his undergraduate degree from Siena College in upstate New York where he studied environmental science. After working several seasonal… Read More

Vero Beach’s 19th Annual Gardenfest! Coming Soon

The 19th annual Gardenfest! in Rivererside Park, Vero Beach is coming soon.  So bring your wagon, your imagination, your garden wish-list, and your men.  No need to miss the Superbowl!  Gardenfest! closes Sunday evening at 4PM. Gardenfest! February… Read More

UF Convenes International Experts to Advance Sustainable Food

As the world’s population grows, producing enough food — and doing it sustainably — will be one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. So how can Florida, one of the most diverse agricultural states in the… Read More