The UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program assesses impacts to Florida agriculture following extreme weather events. The preliminary report for Hurricane Idalia is newly released.
The report estimates a credible range of losses ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hurricane Idalia made landfall the morning of Aug. 30 near Keaton Beach, Florida, but the Category 3 storm’s northeastern route brought rain and high winds to coastal regions along the western peninsula and inland agricultural ... READ MORE
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced worldwide goes to waste every year.
Study used a choice experiment to determine what consumers would ... READ MORE
With its temperate and humid climates, South Florida is the perfect place to grow many tropical fruits that are adapted to these warm climates and cannot be grown elsewhere in the United States.
As the demand for such products increases, ... READ MORE
A stone fruit grown from the tropical tree Mangifera Indica, mangoes are known for their delicious taste and nutritious value, both of which have contributed to their growing rise in popularity among U.S. Consumers.
“The ... READ MORE
With close to 100 participants split between its online and in-person conference offerings, the Food and Resource Economics Department hosted its annual Florida Agricultural Economics & Policy Outlook Conference this March at the Gulf Coast ... READ MORE
In 2019, a new state law introduced full-strength beer into grocery stores and convenience stores in Colorado, expanding how craft brewers could sell their products.
Two studies were utilized: a statewide survey was used to ... READ MORE
Michaela Kandzer graduated from the University of Florida Food & Resource Economics (FRE) bachelor’s degree program in 2019. She followed in the footsteps of her father, a fellow program alumnus who graduated with a degree in FRE at UF ... READ MORE
Reducing plastic waste is often proposed as an action item when it comes to sustainability. Since product packaging makes up almost the largest category of plastic waste (41%) in the United States, it makes sense that looking at alternative ... READ MORE
This April, Gator NAMA, the University of Florida's National Agri-Marketing Association student group, traveled to Kansas City, Missouri, for the annual NAMA conference. They competed in the student marketing competition with their marketing ... READ MORE