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UF study: Florida-grown sparkling wines please palates

Still or sparkling? When it comes to Florida-grown fruit wines, consumers prefer fizzy over flat. That’s the finding of a recent study from the University of Florida, which shows that taste testers prefer carbonated blueberry and muscadine wines… Read More

The early bird gets…the truffle? UF researchers show birds hunt for the fungi, too

Scientists used to think that only mammals sought out truffles, but a new study shows that birds also pursue these underground fungi. The researchers collected the feces of two common ground-dwelling bird species in Patagonia and found they… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS PhD Student Enters the Space (Bread) Race

GAINESVILLE, FL – Hope Hersh, a PhD student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ (CALS) Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology program has entered a different type of space race.  In this instance, it is her… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS PhD Student Enters the Space (Bread) Race

GAINESVILLE, FL – Hope Hersh, a PhD student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ (CALS) Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology program has entered a different type of space race.  In this instance, it is her… Read More

UF Study: Where brown anoles invade, native green anoles reach new heights

Green anole lizards used to be a common sight in much of the southeastern United States, but in places like Florida, people are now more likely to encounter the invasive brown anole, especially in urban areas. A UF… Read More

University of Florida and University of Kentucky put aside rivalry to rally around love of growing plants

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field. Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost:… Read More

University of Florida and University of Kentucky put aside rivalry to rally around love of growing plants

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field. Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost:… Read More

Spread the word: Peanut Butter Challenge kicks off Oct. 1

The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to local county… Read More

UF/IFAS, FAMU win $1.4 million grant to teach AI to more diverse students

Funding for student fellowships is included in a new $1.4 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant that faculty from the University of Florida and Florida A&M University (FAMU) will use to train a diverse workforce for potential careers… Read More

UF/IFAS, FAMU win $1.4 million grant to teach AI to more diverse students

Funding for student fellowships is included in a new $1.4 million, three-year National Science Foundation grant that faculty from the University of Florida and Florida A&M University (FAMU) will use to train a diverse workforce for potential careers… Read More