GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- To keep consumers safe from seafood that could be tainted by the Gulf oil spill, regulatory officials will rely on an incredibly sophisticated, delicate tool: the human nose.
Next month, University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE
Cotton Seed Bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis
April 2010, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (cotton seed bug), a major pest of cotton, has been detected for the first time in the United States on Stock Island.
As the name suggests, this is a bug ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The steep decline in the state’s rural land values continued in 2009, but may level off later this year, according to the annual Florida Land Value Survey from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Office of Sustainability will host the first Florida Food Summit April 12-13. The event at UF’s Reitz Student Union will facilitate networking, dialogue and visioning among members of the Florida food system. The ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A century and a half ago, the nation was in the midst of unparalleled change and turmoil. The Industrial Revolution had morphed American life at its most fundamental levels, and the Civil War ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Recent cold weather has delayed largemouth bass spawning, says a University of Florida expert whose research suggests anglers should enjoy the opportunity for easy catches, ... READ MORE
Think of Anthony Rue as a coffee sommelier. His boutique café, Volta, near the University of Florida's Gainesville campus commonly carries select brews from locations around the globe-with a notable and perhaps surprising exception.
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Florida agriculture survived the first part of the economic downturn fairly well but decreased demand for exports has been a concern, a University of Florida expert says in an annual report.
In the report that looks at 2008 economic data, agriculture ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal that, by 2030, a third of the nation's reliance on fossil fuels would be replaced by environmentally sound products ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Shakespeare famously wrote, "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." With all due respect to the Bard, University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE