The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) recognized its partners and supporters at the annual Dinner of Distinction, held October 5 in Gainesville, Florida. This was the sixth year for the awards banquet, ... READ MORE
Have you noticed that websites across UF/IFAS have been taking on a fresh new format?
Get ready to raise the roof for the newest edition of the UF/IFAS Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises website coming soon! Our “new” site will ... READ MORE
As I write this, Hurricane Michael is bearing down on Florida’s Panhandle as a dangerous Category 4 hurricane. It is shaping up to be a major storm that will potentially cause a great deal of damage from storm surge, wind and rain. I encourage ... READ MORE
Pecans were a useful food source of Native Americans for thousands of years before European explorers came to America. The nuts were disseminated from the Mississippi Valley eastward by Native Americans. Pecans were readily available, easier ... READ MORE
Autumn, Natural Pallet of Shades and Hues
Autumn is usually considered the season of colors in the natural parts of north Florida, and other locations in North America. This tonal attribute is commonly credited to the foliage changes as the ... READ MORE
We hear a lot about hunger.
You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people. You’ve probably even seen crowdfunding efforts on digital media.
It’s ... READ MORE