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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

Ready for a Health Change? There’s a Science to That

I’m going to let you in on a secret because I am that passionate about what I do. In case you’re wondering, my entire job is built upon helping you become the healthiest version of yourself. Here at… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS PhD Student Enters the Space (Bread) Race

GAINESVILLE, FL – Hope Hersh, a PhD student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ (CALS) Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology program has entered a different type of space race.  In this instance, it is her… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS PhD Student Enters the Space (Bread) Race

GAINESVILLE, FL – Hope Hersh, a PhD student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences’ (CALS) Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology program has entered a different type of space race.  In this instance, it is her… Read More

Getting Older Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom in the Garden

Ask Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer Jenny Lorch Two years ago, my husband and myself bought a home with a big garden in Crawfordville, Florida.  There were several amaryllis (Hippeastrum x hybridum) plants that looked good, but weren’t… Read More

UF Study: Where brown anoles invade, native green anoles reach new heights

Green anole lizards used to be a common sight in much of the southeastern United States, but in places like Florida, people are now more likely to encounter the invasive brown anole, especially in urban areas. A UF… Read More

Learn the latest in dairy production, science from UF experts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The inaugural Florida International Dairy Academy (FIDA), a comprehensive online program from the University of Florida’s animal sciences department, will kick off in January 2022 and educate participants in the latest advances in dairy production… Read More

University of Florida and University of Kentucky put aside rivalry to rally around love of growing plants

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field. Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost:… Read More

Spice Up the Butterfly Garden with Mexican Sunflower

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens This year, I tried something new for my butterfly garden.  I wanted a tall, vigorous plant for my bed of sunflowers and giant cosmos, something that would bloom during hot weather and… Read More