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UF food scientists call for new science in food safety

May 19, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some University of Florida food scientists say U.S. food safety procedures need to get out of the 1960s and into the era of biotechnology. Back then, America's scientists devised a system to ensure astronauts' food stayed ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Food Safety, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS
Tags: Anita Wright, Bacteria, Biofilms, Biotechnology, Food Safety, Genetics, HACCP, Maria Gallo, Max Teplitski, Microbiology

New public television show aimed at Southern gardeners hits the air May 9

May 6, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Southern gardeners will soon have a new tool to help them in the garden. "Your Southern Garden" with Walter Reeves is an educational television show created to help gardeners of all levels learn new tricks, get fresh ideas ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Horticulture, J. Scott Angle, Millie Ferrer, Southeast US, Walter Reeves, Your Southern Garden

New technique for vulture population estimates could aid control efforts, UF researcher says

May 5, 2009

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For months, Erik Anderson tried to persuade a flock of vultures to stop roosting at Santa Fe College's main campus in northwest Gainesville. In the end, the vultures ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Birds, Formula, Lethal Control, Michael Avery, Population, Vulture, Wildlife

Dairy Daze 2009

April 24, 2009

Click here for print-quality, high resolution image First-grader Marland Perry reacts to the sensation of suction on his finger as he gets a hands-on look at a milking machine Friday at IFAS' Dairy Research Unit in Hague. Marland's Norton ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Dairy

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