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UF research verifies consumers want wildlife-friendly plants


April 6, 2022

Consumers want to buy plants that enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship with fauna in their landscapes, preliminary University of Florida research shows. To help meet consumer demand, UF/IFAS researchers want to assure consumers that those ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Bernie Mach, Caroline Nickerson, Consumers, Entomology And Nematology, Growers, Jaret Daniels, Laura Warner, Milkweed, Monarch Butterfly, Nurseries, Pollinator Friendly Plants, UF-certified, Urban Landscape Summit, Wildlife-friendly Plants

UF study shows homeowners less likely to adopt impactful water conservation measures


March 2, 2022

The average American family uses 320 gallons of water daily, about 30 percent of which is devoted to outdoor uses. University of Florida researchers are trying to lower both numbers. But Laura Warner and John Diaz, faculty members in the ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Conservation, Impactful Behaviors, Irrigation, John Diaz, Landscaping, Laura Warner, Plants, Smart-irrigation Controllers, Social Marketing, Water
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Researchers across the U.S. to Host Webinar about COVID-19 Disruptions to Food Supply Chains


January 14, 2021

Photo credit: iStock.com/Artist's Member Name/VLG By Anissa Zagonel A multi-region, multi-institution research and outreach team investigating the impact of COVID-19 on food and agricultural systems will host a free webinar those engaged in ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Angie Lindsey, Christa Court, Covid19, Family, Food Resource Economics, Lauri Baker, News, Supply Chain, Youth And Community Sciences

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