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Crowd-Sourced Apps Help Planners Design Better Paths for Cyclists

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Crowd-sourced data can tell us where bicyclists travel, a useful tool for traffic planners as they decide where to build roads and bike paths, new University of Florida research shows. The research from the UF… Read More

The Earned Income Tax Credit

For 2018, individuals and families have a shot of a tax credit ranging from $519 – $6,431. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was established to offset the burden of Social Security taxes by reducing or eliminating the… Read More

Winter’s great for planting tomatoes

A growing mecca Some northerners, (from Georgia north!) don’t understand Florida’s vegetable growing season. Northern states are, after all, used to producing vegetables all summer. In Florida, from October until spring, lots of food travels out of state… Read More

FRE Alumni Spotlight: Jamie Fussell

Interested in the public sector? Read how FRE alumnus, Jamie Fussell, is working to build his practice as an attorney in the areas of agricultural, environmental, and water law. In the interview, Fussell reflects back to his education… Read More

FRE Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Walker

Ever wondered where UF’s latest graduates are working? Check out our most recent FRE Alumni Spotlight, Tyler Walker. In the interview, Tyler discusses how he is making the most out of his degree in Food and Resource Economics… Read More