Save the Date: Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference

Register now for the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference on February 21, 2018 right here at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center! Presentations and discussion topics include agricultural labor, trade and global competition, agricultural product consumer… Read More

Hydroponics Workshop Supports Down Syndrome Students

  Last week, a group of Down syndrome students attended a hydroponics workshop with Extension agents at MREC. The group of 10 students learned the basics of hydroponic systems through hands-on activities led by Hannah Wooten, Seminole County… Read More

EDIS Update: Snapdragons

One of the most popular and colorful landscape flowers for Florida homeowners is the snapdragon. Snapdragons are easy to grow in Florida, come in a wide variety of heights and colors and make beautiful fresh-cut flower arrangements. Snapdragons… Read More

UF/IFAS Master Gardeners Visit MREC

Last week, MREC hosted a tour for up-and-coming UF/IFAS Master Gardeners and talked about projects with researchers and Extension agents focused on agricultural economics, water conservation and plant breeding. The group went to greenhouses at MREC to learn… Read More