Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Industry Spotlight: Flori-Design, Inc.

If you have ever been to Home Depot and seen a Venus flytrap for sale, you can most likely thank Flori-Design, Inc. in Eustis, Florida. Flori-Design, Inc. specializes in carnivorous plants, dish gardens, fairy gardens, terrariums, miniature gardens, and… Read More

Gator Day 2018 Wrap Up

The UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center joined other University of Florida colleges, centers and programs at the annual Gator Day, held at the state capitol in Tallahassee. Each group got the opportunity to represent their area of… 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

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