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Category: UF/IFAS

Survey: Agriculture, natural resources leaders’ concerns about COVID-19 lie in elements outside their control

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a new survey conducted by University of Florida researchers, agriculture and natural resources leaders indicated most of their concerns regarding the pandemic were in areas they couldn’t control, such as their state’s economy and… Read More

UF/IFAS scientists learn ‘threatened’ wood storks are showing flexible traits

DAVIE, Fla. – On the heels of World Migratory Bird Day, the international May 9th celebration drawing attention to the phenomenon of bird migrations and connecting people to technologies used to track birds and promote conservation, comes good… Read More

New Report Features Federally Funded UF/IFAS Citrus Research that Provides Economic Boost

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus and horticultural faculty are featured in “Innovation to Profit,” recently published by the Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation (SoAR). The report explores how federally funded agricultural research strengthens… Read More

Honor Frontliners during National OJ Day May 4, 2020

By Michael E. Rogers Professor and Center Director UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center Florida processes more orange juice than any state in the union. It produces more orange juice that any other country in the world except… Read More

In Florida two invasive termite species are mating due to sex pheromone confusion

DAVIE, Fla. – When species exhibit unexpected mating behaviors, it begs the critical question as to why. A study published back in 2015 by UF/IFAS researchers reported unusual mating behaviors between two invasive termite species in Florida known… Read More

4-H hatches virtual learning ‘egg-sperience’ at Palm Beach schools

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – Fluffy yellow chicks are typically crowd pleasers, especially with young children and teachers. For almost a decade, hundreds of chicks have been the featured attraction in a popular 4-H educational program known as… Read More