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
Faster plant breeding and improved mosquito surveillance are among the 11 projects collectively awarded $261,723 by the UF/IFAS Dean for Research Office to solve practical problems via artificial intelligence.
To foster research collaborations ... 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
WHAT: Tour a hops yard. Find out how artificial intelligence helps farmers. Discover how UF/IFAS will help growers use fewer nutrients. Find out how plant breeding can help growers avoid diseases – all at this year’s Florida Ag Expo. The ... READ MORE
Agriculture is an integral part of Florida’s economy, directly contributing over $10 billion in sales revenues annually and supporting over 133,000 jobs. But farmers face numerous challenges: pests, diseases, labor, rising costs and more.
To ... 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
As a young child in Romania’s second-largest city, Cătălin Voiniciuc loved visiting his grandparents’ farm in a remote village.
“While enjoying many aspects of farm life -- from the vineyard to the vegetable garden -- little did I ... READ MORE
UF researchers are leveraging artificial intelligence to tackle the global problem of food waste.
The scientists analyzed how chemical changes in aging broccoli correspond with visual data picked up by a highly sensitive camera called ... 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
University of Florida scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production.
To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze high-definition video of ... READ MORE