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Weed Control in Landscape Planting Beds

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. Weed control is one of the most expensive and time-consuming aspects of landscape maintenance…. Read More

Animal sciences graduate shares how extracurriculars led to her career path

During her time as a member of the National FFA Organization through middle and high school, Shelby Bundy learned about the variety of careers in agriculture. After showing livestock at local fairs, Shelby became interested in the animal… Read More

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Dr. Bobby Damron

A native of Gainesville, Florida, Dr. Bobby Leon Damron grew up participating in 4-H poultry projects and competing as a member of the state’s 4-H poultry judging team. After graduating from Gainesville High School, he enrolled at the… Read More

Keeping your workers and customers safe against COVID-19

Sanitation in your workplace We know that agricultural operations and workers are essential. But now that we might enter a “new normal” phase where we still have to practice sanitation while opening businesses like plant nurseries, farms, gardens… Read More

MREC Graduate Student Awarded by Garden Communicators Association

Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) graduate student Yuvraj Khamare was recently recognized by Garden Communicators International (GardenComm) and awarded with a scholarship. Khamare, who also blogs for MREC, is interested in science communication and helping people reconnect… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Alex DiCairano

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Alex DiCairano! Alex is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management. Some of Alex’s favorite memories of her time at the University of Florida include planning and working at… Read More

Coronavirus Safety Fact Sheets for Workers

I have received several questions regarding what to do if you have employees or work with others during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in agricultural operations and related businesses. While there is plenty of information about how the virus… Read More