Tag: research

Hops research among UF/IFAS winners at national horticultural science awards

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hops research by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers is gaining national scientific recognition in addition to media attention. Three UF/IFAS scientists are not only trying… Read More

UF/IFAS study identifies opportunity for further promotion of Florida strawberries

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than three quarters of Florida’s strawberries are shipped to American markets east of the Mississippi River. Most of those out-of-state consumers enjoy the fruit, but some mistakenly think Sunshine State… Read More

UF/IFAS research funding hits record high in FY 2015, confirming value of Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, UF/IFAS research faculty efforts

Photo cutline at bottom. Click on photo for larger image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research funding for the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hit an all-time high in Fiscal Year 2015, at almost $125.82 million,… Read More

UF/IFAS part of new website showcasing land-grant university impacts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To help inform agricultural producers, policymakers and the public about its accomplishments, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is contributing to a new website, http://landgrantimpacts.org, that showcases projects by research and… Read More

UF/IFAS awarded funding to fight citrus greening

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have been awarded more than $13.4 million for four studies to help fight citrus greening, the devastating disease that threatens Florida’s $10 billion… Read More

Longtime citrus scientist Jackie Burns named new dean for UF/IFAS research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today named Jackie Burns, the current director of UF’s Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, as its new dean for research for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

UF/IFAS excels in National Taiwan University rankings of published scientific papers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s official – the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is producing world-class research…and the proof is in the papers. Rankings issued this month by National Taiwan University place several UF/IFAS programs… Read More

UF/IFAS dedicates conference center at Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Since 2000, the University of Florida’s Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra has been “an idea place” where new crops and production techniques are tested. Now, it’s a place where new ideas can… Read More