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
Planning a successful tropical fruit grove takes a lot of time, resources and understanding of what your goals for production are. When done well, you are not only rewarded with good harvests but also a reduction in mistakes, better use of financial ... READ MORE
2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Agriculture
M. Pinkerton and J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL
Situation: In Seminole County, Farm Tour is a long-time tradition, held for over 20 years, to ... READ MORE
Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
A student with a passion for food security, Libby Putnam was the first UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student to be selected as a Land O’ Lakes Global Food Challenge intern. Putnam is double majoring in agricultural ... READ MORE
· A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price.
· The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE
· The Florida oyster aquaculture industry is rapidly growing but growers have experienced unexplainable mortality events in recent years.
· A new UF/IFAS program monitored oyster ... READ MORE
In a long-standing tradition, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County hosted the Annual Collier County Ag Tour on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. This annual tour gives participants access to the stories, tastes and sights of farm life from the farmers, ... READ MORE
Speakers from across the country shared new research and insight -- including data about consumer behavior change since the pandemic began, Florida and national policy updates and crop outlooks for some of Florida’s largest commodities. It ... READ MORE