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Summit to help ag businesses learn to market themselves through new media

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September 1, 2022

Want to know more about how to promote your agriculture-based business? You might reach more customers with a more effective presence on social media, among other tactics. To learn more about how to use non-traditional media to promote your ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education And Communication, Center For Rural Enterprise Engagement, Consumers, Lauri Baker, Marketing, New Media, Rural Businesses, Social Media, Webinars

UF researchers find genes responsible for several flavor compounds in strawberries

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August 10, 2022

In their quest to improve strawberry flavor, University of Florida scientists have found the genes behind several aromatic chemicals that enhance the fruit’s taste. These findings will help UF/IFAS researchers Vance Whitaker and Seonghee ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Aroma, Compounds, Consumers, Flavor, Genetics, Growers, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Plant Breeding, Seedlings, Strawberries, Taste, Vance Whitaker, Zhen Fan

UF study shows why ‘aromatic’ blueberries taste better

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August 3, 2022

They may be called “aromatic” blueberries, but they don’t just smell nice -- they taste good. University of Florida scientists now know why: These fruits contain just the right genetic combination to produce the chemistry required for ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aroma, Charles Sims, Consumers, Flavor, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Horticultural Sciences, Patricio Munoz, Plant Breeding, Taste, Terpene, UF Sensory Laboratory, Volatiles

UF research verifies consumers want wildlife-friendly plants

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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
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White strawberry one of two new UF/IFAS varieties ready for harvest season


December 1, 2020

BALM, Fla. -- A white strawberry? Not red? Yes, you “read” that right. And it smells a little like a pineapple. It’s also novel in that it’s the first white strawberry to go to market in the United States. Just in time for the west-central ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Consumers, Cultivars, Grocery Stores, Growers, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences Department, Pineapple Aroma, Vance Whitaker, White Strawberries

Florida MarketMaker – A Tool for Producer Marketing & Applied Research

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December 4, 2014

Did you know that UF/IFAS manages a nifty FREE resource called Florida MarketMaker for marketing and research throughout the food supply chain? Many producers and Extension throughout Florida do not even know this resource exists. MarketMaker ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Buyers, Consumers, Distributors, Extension, Farmers, Farmers Markets, Fisheries, Florida MarketMaker, Food Hubs, Food Related Businesses, Food Supply, Neries, Od Pantries, Processors/packers, Producers, Ranchers, Restaurants, Retailers, Seafood Dealers, Wholesalers

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