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UF/IFAS hosting ONE WORLD summit to address feeding the world’s growing population

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — — How do you address all of the issues associated with feeding the world’s estimated 9 billion people by the year 2050?  One way is to share great ideas and that’s exactly… Read More

Global agricultural company expands partnership with UF/IFAS during Gainesville visit

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ­— The world’s fourth largest seed company, Limagrain, announced Monday the expansion of its partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, including executive educational exchanges, student internships and… Read More

Eighth annual UF Bee College event returns March 6-7

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s sweetest event for all things honey bee is set for March 6-7, University of Florida officials announced this week. The University of Florida’s Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory has organized and… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension working to help farmers and ranchers keep it all in the family with AgSave$ Program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For Marianna farmer and rancher Ken Barton, the combination of business and family is more than just a balancing act – it is his livelihood. Barton is 10 years away from retirement,… Read More

Michael Gutter named new Associate Dean and State Program Leader for 4-H Youth Development, Families and Communities

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Dean and Director for Extension Nick Place announced Tuesday that Professor Michael Gutter has been promoted to associate dean and state program leader for 4-H Youth Development, Families… Read More

UF researchers develop effective, inexpensive citrus greening detector

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While a commercially available cure for crop-killing citrus greening remains elusive, University of Florida researchers have developed a tool to help growers combat the insidious disease: an efficient, inexpensive and easy-to-use sensor… Read More