Category: Pests & Disease (Agriculture)

UF/IFAS Extension faculty win seed money

UF/IFAS Extension faculty win seed money through new Shark Tank-style program Facial recognition software is no longer a thing of the future. But what if similar technologies could one day help farmers identify pests in the field? Steve… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: January

Recommendations for your apiary in January: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management, and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848  Additional Resources For information on colony nutrition see “The Benefits of… Read More

UF/IFAS early career scientists to use grants to study greening, pests, environmental issues, more

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fifteen early career scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Scientists have been awarded grants to help solve global issues such as thwarting invasive pests, improving… Read More