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Agritourism Operation: Fox Squirrel Corn Maze

September 25, 2017

An experience for exploring, learning and enjoyment Family activities are essential to promote, foster, and strengthen effective bonds between parents and children. Also, they help the development of self-esteem, the release of stress and improve ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Agritourism, Children, Entertaiment, Fox Squirrel Corn Maze, Parenting, Recreation

UF professors to lead $15 million grant project to turn seed into jet fuel

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September 25, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- With help from University of Florida researchers, pilots will—in the future—fly jets with fuel made from a tiny seed grown in the Southeast. Besides helping the environment and boosting the economy as a source of renewable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Carinata, IFAS, Jet Fuel, News, North Florida Research And Education Center
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UF students, faculty among hundreds who replanted blueberry bushes damaged by storm

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September 18, 2017

DADE CITY, Fla. --- More than 200 volunteers from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the community gathered on a hot, windy Saturday to replant thousands of blueberry bushes at Pasco County’s Frogmore ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Blueberry, Horticultural Sciences Department, IFAS, News, Volunteer

Anticipating Pests for Fall Planting Season

September 6, 2017

As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I am anticipating during the beginning ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease
Tags: Aphids, BT, Caterpillars, Disease, Fall Planting, Identify, Insects, Pests, Plants Garden, Scouting, Soapy Water, Spidermites, Thrips, Vegetables

UF world leader in soil, water science to receive international award

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September 6, 2017

By Robin Koestoyo Media Contact: Beverly James, 352-273-3566, beverlymjames@ufl.edu   FORT PIERCE, Fla.— University of Florida professor Zhenli He will receive an international honor for outstanding research contributions to his ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Award, He, Indian River Research And Education Center, News, Soil And Water Sciences

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