A few years ago, I was able to meet a couple of farmers and ranchers who received Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) grant funding. Hearing from them directly about how the funds helped their operations, I am still excited ... READ MORE
Whether its cakes or candles, cough drops or cleaning solutions, vanilla is one of the most sought-after and widely used flavoring and aromatic agents applied across industries.
As domestic companies pledge to remove artificial vanilla ... READ MORE
Dana Choi grew up in South Korea but considers Florida her second home.
She spent several years on the main campus of the University of Florida, getting her master’s and doctoral degrees in agricultural and biological engineering from the ... READ MORE
Florida’s sandy soils can be a challenge for agricultural producers. Ensuring the soil retains the right amount of moisture and nutrients is a constant concern. Newly published UF/IFAS research examines how cover crops help soil health on ... READ MORE
Many people think of Florida and see our coastal communities, Mickey Mouse, sprawling urban development, and an almost “care-free or vacation” lifestyle to accompany it. While urbanization and economic development are vital to any economy, ... READ MORE
The purpose of the Future of Food Forum flyer was to grab the attention of potential attendees. The event was a one-day program on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville hosted by the UF/IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems. ... READ MORE
In 2007, the publishers of the New Oxford American Dictionary named LOCAVORE as the "word of the year." This designation demonstrated the significance of the local foods movements by consumers and food producers, especially since it came ... READ MORE
Few things embody our hopes for the future better than planting a tree. That idea of a simple act making life better for future generations is at the heart of Arbor Day, which we celebrate in Florida the third Friday of January (the 17th this ... READ MORE
The purpose of the UF/IFAS Organic and Sustainable Agriculture display is to draw the attention of attendees at public events and inform them of UF/IFAS efforts in organic and sustainable agriculture.
The original ... READ MORE