LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty have secured over $16 million in new funding to advance research projects to combat the deadly citrus greening disease that threatens the Florida ... READ MORE
WHAT: On November 5, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of a facility named for the first Black female student in entomology at UF who became the first ... READ MORE
La agricultura es una parte integral de la economía de Florida, ya que contribuye directamente con más de $10 mil millones anuales en ingresos por ventas y provee más de 133.000 puestos de trabajo. Pero los agricultores enfrentan numerosos ... 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
Dean Pringle joins the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) as director of the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC). He starts Jan. 3.
As the new director, Pringle will lead faculty, ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has appointed internationally acclaimed entomologist and ecologist Matthew Thomas as director of the new Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI).
In this newly created ... READ MORE
The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission.
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Research conducted at the University of Florida in agricultural sciences and natural resources conservation topped previous years’ spending totals in the latest figures reported to the National Science Foundation.
UF/IFAS researchers reported ... READ MORE
With the final approval from the governor’s pen, the newest Florida state budget is set to take effect July 1, a date that also marks the beginning or continuation of several UF/IFAS projects.
In addition to a $3.6 million increase to the ... READ MORE
The idea was prompted by a bakeoff. Use the discards from one kind of food and reuse them to make a snack cake just a little healthier.
It’s the kind of research project Dr. Andrew MacIntosh—Dr. Mac to students and colleagues—leads ... READ MORE