If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Of course it does, and I’m sure it’s quite loud. That philosophical question has never held my interest. Now, if you start talking about what happens ... READ MORE
At their core, land-grant institutions like the University of Florida focus on how science, research and global partnerships can address food-security challenges, develop innovative solutions and efficiently reach those in need.
To promote ... READ MORE
“Your preparation for the real world is not in the answers you’ve learned, but in the questions you’ve learned how to ask.” -- Bill Watterson
What’s With All the Questions!?!
• Who? ✔
• What ... READ MORE
We want our plants to do their best: to grow, to be healthy, to flourish, to bloom, and in the case of fruit trees, to produce. As the Commercial Tropical Fruit Extension Agent for Miami-Dade County, I am often presented with what the grower ... READ MORE
Florida es uno de los estados más regulados en la aplicación de plaguicidas. La ley de plaguicidas de Florida está dividida bajo 3 capítulos bajo los estatutos del estado. Estos son los capítulos 388, 482 y 487. Los aplicadores de plaguicidas ... READ MORE
Florida es un estado en el cual la protección del medio ambiente se toma muy en serio. Los plaguicidas que se utilizan con propósitos comerciales o agrícolas son altamente regulados por el gobierno con el fin de garantizar el conocimiento ... READ MORE
Hello Avid Readers! Welcome back and Happy New Year! We are starting the year with a topic that comes up often. Have you ever been asked, does organic mean safe? As an entomologist, I have been asked this often, or heard it stated as a fact. ... READ MORE
Welcome to the second entry of our GFSI Faculty Global Impact blog post series. In this edition, we highlight the work of Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom, leader of the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) initiative. In his words, ... READ MORE
Discussions about money can be awkward in almost every type of relationship, but even more so between landowners and farmers, or employers and employees. As we begin 2024, many farmers and landowners have begun discussions ... READ MORE
"If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first four hours sharpening the axe." -- Abraham Lincoln
As a kid, we sometimes couldn't wait for Christmas and we tore into the presents early. Finally, when the big day arrived, we ... READ MORE