Tired of growing St. Augustine and Bahia grass? Why not try a tropical relative that you can actually eat - sugarcane! Many homeowners already have this perennial tropical grass growing happily in a corner of their lot. It is hard to imagine, ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida is one of 17 institutions partnering with the University of Illinois in the $115-million Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). Researchers will work to develop efficient ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida plant scientist, who has created varieties of sugarcane that are grown across more than 90 percent of Florida and in several Central American countries, has been given a national award for his innovative ... READ MORE
The Gadsden County Extension Office announces the 2016 Sugarcane Field Day.
When: Monday, November 7, 2016 (registration/check-in is 8:30am)
Where: University of Florida Research and Education Center (Quincy)
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[Tweet "Some bugs love feasting on sugarcane. Find out who they are! #UFBugs http://bit.ly/1MpVG8K"]Sugarcane is an economically important crop in Florida, ranking behind only the greenhouse/nursery industry and the citrus industry in the state’s ... READ MORE
Rob Gilbert, director of the University of Florida’s Everglades Research and Education Center, will be the agronomy department’s next chairman, UF/IFAS’ top official announced this week.
Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture ... READ MORE
The Sugarcane field day is November 4, 2013. Please click on the heading to see the link for the brochure to register. Sugarcane field day brochure 2013. If you have any questions, please contact the Gadsden County office at 850/875-7255. READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Crops aren’t just for food, fiber and fuel. Researchers at the University of Florida are making new industrial applications possible for them ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer.
Known ... READ MORE