Preparing homes and cultural institutions

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  As Hurricane Irma hurtles toward Florida, it’s important that all individuals and cultural institutions prepare now: Track the storm via the National Hurricane Center, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/. Monitor the website of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, http://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp. Gather… Read More

UF world leader in soil, water science to receive international award

By Robin Koestoyo Media Contact: Beverly James, 352-273-3566, beverlymjames@ufl.edu   FORT PIERCE, Fla.— University of Florida professor Zhenli He will receive an international honor for outstanding research contributions to his native China. The Kingenta Agricultural Science award is… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension prepared to help Floridians facing Hurricane Irma

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension is working closely with Florida’s emergency operation centers to provide emergency information and assistance to those in the path of Hurricane Irma. “The local UF/IFAS… Read More

Su named UF Foundation Term Professor for outstanding termite research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nan-Yao Su, a globally recognized entomologist who invented the technology behind the termite-baiting system Sentricon®, has won a University of Florida Foundation Term Professorship. Su is one of just two faculty members from UF to… Read More

Study shows fungal infections reduce frogs’ tolerance of heat

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fungal diseases are increasing in animals, which might have serious consequences for wildlife living in a hotter world, said a University of Florida scientist. A new study published in the international journal Scientific Reports shows… Read More