Click here for high-resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many scientists see great promise in algae as a new source of oil — a sustainable, environmentally sound way to break the world’s fossil fuel dependence. Algal… Read More
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Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Captive “wild” horses will cost U.S. taxpayers $1 billion by 2030 if federal management approaches don’t change, according to a new report by a pair of… Read More
Tags: Bureau of Land Management, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Madan Oli, Montana State University, National Research Council, Robert Garrott, University of Florida, wild horses, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has experts for back-to-school news stories on head lice, lunchbox germs & more. 1. HEAD LICE: Head lice, an easily transferable pest, are often found in children due… Read More
Click here for high-resolution photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite a soggy summer, water supply remains a critical issue in the Sunshine State. University of Florida researchers now say that reducing plant material, or biomass, in… Read More
Tags: aquifer, Daniel McLaughlin, David A. Kaplan, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, evapotranspiration, Florida, forestry, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Matthew Cohen, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, water
Click for here and here for high resolution versions. Captions at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Staff with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences were among the winners of this year’s Prudential Financial Davis Productivity… Read More
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Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries provided a $104 billion impact on the state in 2011 and have continued to improve since the 2008 recession, according to a new University… Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida will host the first Bee College for South Florida this summer in Fort Lauderdale. The event is coming to South Florida to meet demand there and will also feature courses taught… Read More
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Click here for high-resolution version. Caption below. GAINESVILLE— Charles Moss, a University of Florida professor in food and resource economics, will receive the Quality of Communication Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Epsilon Sigma Phi, the national honorary fraternity for Extension, has announced that three University of Florida Extension faculty are among the organization’s top honorees for 2013.
Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. Marty Main, associate dean for University of Florida Extension and associate director of Florida Sea Grant, is being recognized for his educational outreach by the Ecological Society of America. He… Read More