Category: UF/IFAS Extension

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

MREC Hosted: IPM Scouting Class

A recent UF/IFAS IPM Scouting Class focused on foliage, landscape and vegetable production helped its attendees to understand how integrated pest management (IPM), identifying potential pests and the benefits of scouting all could improve overall plant health and… Read More

MREC Faculty Explore Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems to Save Water

Whether for hobby photography or checking out slope conditions, the uses for small unmanned aerial systems, or sUAS-mounted cameras, are endless. But what about taking the many uses for sUAS-mounted technology and applying it to help conserve water?… Read More