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Butterhead lettuce. Picture caption: Jonael Bosques, University of Florida.

Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians

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July 8, 2021

Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and are unsure ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag, Agent, Agriculture, Breed, Breeding, County, Crop, Crops, Faculty, Farmer, Farmers, Farming, Florida, Hardee, Horticulture, Improvement, Improving, Lettuce, Science, Scientist, Specialist
mikki mccomb-kobza explores underwater

Women in STEM Careers: Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza

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October 18, 2019

Many people have heard of Dr. Marie Curie, likely in a science class in school. The French physicist and chemist earned two Nobel Prize honors for her work, becoming the first person ever to do so. And she remains the only person awarded Nobels ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: International Women's Day, Pgm_Marine, Science, Scientist, Shark Research, Sharks, STEM, Women, Women In STEM Careers
Dr. Emily Hall conducts research in her lab

Women in STEM Careers: Dr. Emily Hall

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August 20, 2019

Throughout history, women have been instrumental in advancing science, in key discoveries and insightful developments. Some of my favorite contemporary scientists are women, including Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Jane Goodall, and Dr. Eugenie “Genie” ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Coast, Corals, International Women's Day, Marine, Ocean Acidification, Pgm_Marine, Science, Scientist, STEM, Woman, Women, Women In STEM Careers

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