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Congratulations Bill Black and Denise Matthews of Sparkleberry Farm, 2022 Florida Land Stewards of the Year, Alachua County, FL


January 19, 2022

Bill Black and Denise Matthews purchased their 80-acre Sparkleberry Farm property in November 2010. Their goal was to transform the neglected stands of pine, cypress, and hardwoods into a more productive and sustainable condition for timber ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forest, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires, Timber, Trees

UF Researchers Link Gene from Ancient Virus with Plant Stature


February 11, 2020

By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new study from the University of Florida links the ability of plants to grow to great heights to a 500-million-year-old interaction between a virus and a type of algae. “The majority of today’s ... READ MORE

Category: Forest, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Genomics, Matias Kirst, Plant Genetics, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology Program, Research, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Trees

Florida Chapter of ISA Infuses UF/IFAS Arboriculture Research with $320K in Grants


November 8, 2019

DAVIE, Fla. --- A lethal plant hopper species is slowly killing our Florida landscape of palm trees. Meanwhile, there are wood-decaying fungi causing several urban tree species to develop root and trunk rot affecting their stability. While ... READ MORE

Category: Forest, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arborists, Brian Bahder, Florida Chapter ISA, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Ganoderma, Invasive, ISA, Jason Smith, Lethal Bronzing, Palms, Root Rot, Southeast Florida, Trees, UF/IFAS

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