Through a first-of-its kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy.
The $172 million reflects the sales of fish by members of the Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association ... READ MORE
The COVID Pandemic has been a source of stress and adversity for adults and youth alike over the last year. Many have seen their lives turned upside down due to loss of a job, change in working conditions, home schooling of children, and in ... READ MORE
As the Zoonotic Diseases Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, I am required to remain abreast of emerging zoonotic diseases worldwide. The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which is the virus responsible for causing ... READ MORE
Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV
Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist
The Super Bowl may look a little different this year being that it is going ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) hosts a conference each spring to examine critical policy issues facing Florida agribusiness leaders and provide insights on economic factors that can inform business and policy decisions.
As ... READ MORE
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary ... READ MORE
Social distancing has become an all-too important description of our healthy relationships with one another during the pandemic. Did you know plants can benefit from “distancing” too? In fact, for central Florida gardeners, “distancing” ... READ MORE
Gardens have been associated with healing since ancient times, and people have long turned to gardens as places of refuge. During these current days of health, economic and other concerns, the need for healing and refuge is paramount. Sometimes ... READ MORE
By Patrick Farrar
Hermudananto is a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The international student began the Ph.D. program this spring and soon found himself balancing studies, family, and life ... READ MORE
“COVID-19 Sheds Light on….” That is the starting line of so many news articles these days. They relate to such a wide varieties of subjects from our food system to our hospitality industry. In the coming weeks, we will see the toll this ... READ MORE