University of Florida scientists will use artificial intelligence technology to quantify damage to fruits and vegetables caused by extreme weather events, such as Hurricane Ian.
When Ian struck on Sept. 28, it brought winds up to 155 mph ... READ MORE
Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?
UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE
It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE
As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences.
U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE
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Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and ... READ MORE
If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes.
Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE
If you think about it, watering the yard with sprinklers is one of the rare situations in which the product is sprayed away from the target in order to apply it. Sprinklers do this in order to distribute the water over large areas and let water ... READ MORE
Some workplaces can be dangerous. In fact, more than 2 million people were injured or got sick in America, while on the job in the private sector in 2021.
That’s why University of Florida researcher Serap Gorucu and her colleagues make ... READ MORE
Water. We wash the dishes, draw a bath, and run the washing machine, but thanks to a public utility system that delivers a seemingly endless supply of fresh, clean water to our indoor taps and outdoor hoses, we rarely have to think about how ... READ MORE
If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production.
But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons seek ways to control ... READ MORE