Dr. Christa Court was recently a guest on the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education's (PIE) podcast, Science by the Slice. Dr. Court is an Assistant Professor of Regional Economics and the Director of the Economic Impact Analysis Program ... READ MORE
Recently published research co-authored by UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department associate professor Hayk Khachatryan and postdoctoral researcher Xuan Wei, along with University of Tennessee Agricultural and Resource Economics Department ... READ MORE
'Tis the season for mirth, merriment, and movies of a holiday nature. One Christmas classic I'd never seen up until recently is the original 1947 Miracle on 34th Street. I absolutely LOVE this movie. I love the characters, I love the humor, ... READ MORE
By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17)
During 2019, National Ag Week occurs March 10-16. The week recognizes and celebrates the producers, associations, corporations, universities, governments ... READ MORE
Misti Sharp’s first-ever flight took her to Belize on a service-learning undergraduate study abroad trip. The UF/IFAS food and resource economics lecturer came from a poor, rural area of Arkansas where travel experiences were uncommon. Through ... READ MORE
For those of us who reside on the Treasure Coast, it is very clear that our winter residents are gone. It is just us local folk now. Streets are less congested, restaurants don't have wait lists, doctor's offices are half empty. While we locals ... READ MORE
The Florida Farm Bureau's Young Farmer and Ranchers, and UF IFAS Agriculture Extension of North-central Florida have teamed up to deliver a series of agricultural awareness educational events within the area. The information provided ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Dept. of Food & Resource Economics is hosting the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference at the UF/IFAS MREC, Apopka, FL, on February 21st from 9 am – 4 pm.
You’ll be able to network with researchers, ... READ MORE
Last week, MREC hosted a tour for up-and-coming UF/IFAS Master Gardeners and talked about projects with researchers and Extension agents focused on agricultural economics, water conservation and plant breeding.
The group went to greenhouses ... READ MORE
Suwannee County has a largely diverse agriculture industry and cattle production is a large component. Hay, silage, and pasture production are also large industries that stem from the cattle production systems in place within the county.