Jessica Chitwood-Brown grew up in rural Alma, Arkansas, where she rode horses, fished with her dad and played at the marina.
She also recalls participating in the Crawford County Fair, going to football games on Friday nights, horse ... READ MORE
University of Florida scientists will elevate their efforts to control citrus greening, with about $5 million in grants from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
NIFA, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, split funding ... READ MORE
On November 4, District 8 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Danielle Cohen-Higgins will kick off Miami-Dade Farmers Month at the 9th annual One Night in the Tropics.
As title sponsor, she will join other South Florida leaders and the University ... READ MORE
Mathews Paret, professor in the UF/IFAS plant pathology department, will step into the role of department chair starting September 15, 2023.
Paret will lead the department of more than 30 faculty members based on the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE
A new study from University of Florida and Kansas State University researchers found that bison carry plant-associated fungi in their saliva, with the potential to spread fungi across the prairie.
The study raises questions about ... READ MORE
Some truffle producers in the eastern U.S. intending to grow European black truffles –scientific name, Tuber melanosporum — are also accidentally cultivating winter truffles — Tuber brumale — a related species that looks nearly identical ... READ MORE
With the world’s population predicted to hover around 9.8 billion by 2050, artificial intelligence could help feed people across the globe now and in the future. That makes artificial intelligence (AI) an ideal topic for the third annual Future ... READ MORE