This Independence Day might feel a little different for José Dubeux, a professor at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS NFREC).
Monday marks his first Fourth of July holiday as an American citizen. ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS received $8.8 million to conduct new research that will provide farmers with new and improved recommendations for fertilization of key Florida crops. The funding, approved by the Florida Legislature, will be administered by the Florida ... READ MORE
University of Florida researchers tested seven types of tea plants to determine growth and yield potential as a Florida specialty crop.
A publication on the study captures years three to five of their growth process, during which time ... 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
When it comes to conducting research that has high impact, Dr. Ann Wilkie has a distinctive skill set that leads to her participation in many interdisciplinary studies. For the second time in three years, Wilkie is a co-author on research the ... READ MORE
By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE
Photo above shows a male Evarcha culicivora. (Image provided by Lisa Taylor, UF/IFAS)
For a creature that – legs and all – might be no larger than a pencil eraser, spiders continue to surprise researchers with their cognitive abilities.
Lisa ... READ MORE
Florida's newest Aquatic Preserve, the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (NCAP), is about to reach an important milestone. Since designation in 2020, managers and staff at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have worked hard ... READ MORE
A special hello to Dr. Diana Taft, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida! Dr. Taft's research focuses on the infant microbiome and resistome. In this article, ... READ MORE
I’m more convinced than ever that UF/IFAS has to be—and is—a central player in feeding the world of 2050. After all, food is our middle name.
Perhaps no one in UF/IFAS embodies our feed-the-world imperative more than Gbola Adesogan. ... READ MORE