Orange County is the 5th largest county in the state of Florida. Our residents are fortunate to have access to 2 free Plant Clinics, one of which is located in Apopka at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC)!
At our ... READ MORE
OrangeTV, the official channel of Orange County, Florida's government, recently visited the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center to discuss our research and UF/IFAS Extension.
Dr. Hayk Khachatryan is a professor in the food and resource ... READ MORE
OrangeTV, the official channel of Orange County, Florida's government, recently visited the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center to discuss horticulture and UF/IFAS Extension.
Dr. Brian Pearson is an associate professor in the department ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS professor Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski will begin her role as director of the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center on August 1.
As director, Pelz-Stelinski will lead faculty, staff and students at the Apopka research center. ... READ MORE
2023 - Central District All Faculty Symposium - Horticulture, Florida Yards and Neighborhoods, Florida Friendly Landscaping™
Jamie Daugherty, UF/IFAS Lake County Extension. Yilin Zhuang, UF/IFAS MREC, Gabriel Vicari, UF/IFAS Marion County ... READ MORE
The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to welcome our newest postdoctoral associate, Yuvraj Khamare, to our Landscape and Ornamental Production Weed Laboratory.
Get to know Dr. Khamare (who was also an MREC graduate student!) ... READ MORE
Staff at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center ended their year with celebration and special recognition, the MREC Superior Accomplishment Awards.
The MREC Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize MREC staff and team members for their ... READ MORE
Liriope muscari, or Lilyturf, can commonly be found across Florida's landscapes. Lilyturf is a grasslike perennial commonly used to line pathways and known for its lilac-purple flowers.
This UF/IFAS Extension publication is designed for Florida ... READ MORE
All water filters are not created equal!
There are filters that remove impurities. There are filters that remove bacteria and there are some that just make your water taste better! It is important to know the results of your water tests and ... READ MORE
It's no secret that water is Florida's most precious resource. After all, Florida is surrounded by 1,350 miles of coastline and home to more than 7,800 natural lakes 0 including the 448,000-acre Lake Okeechobee. With a growing ... READ MORE