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Mango Morning with Dr. Jonathan Crane


June 22, 2022

It’s mango season and it’s also the perfect time to learn how to grow these tropical fruit trees in South Florida. This year, our featured speaker for Mango Morning with UF/IFAS Extension was Dr. Jonathan Crane, Tropical Research & ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Collier County, Collier County Extension, Jessica Ryals, Jonathan Crane, Mango, TREC, Tropical Fruit, UF IFAS Extension

Breeding new crops and a new generation of plant breeders


January 24, 2022

The UF/IFAS team that has released more than 250 fruit, vegetable and other plant cultivars in the past decade is getting even stronger. Seven budding scientists from around the world arrived in Florida in August to work with Plant Breeders ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: Blueberries, CALS, EREC, Forages, GCREC, Lettuce, Ph.D., Plant Breeding, Small Grains, Strawberries, Tomatoes, TREC, UF-IFAS

Fresh Facilities


January 6, 2022

We are grateful for the passionate alumni, friends, volunteers, stakeholders, industry partners and community members who made these new UF/IFAS facilities a reality in 2021: In April, Florida 4-H Camp Cherry Lake celebrated its renovated ... READ MORE

Category: Camp, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: ABE, Alachua County Extension, Austin Cary Forest, BTU, CALS, Camp Cherry Lake, Dormitory, Facilities, Henry Davis, Microbiology, NFREC-SV, Sam Tripson, Sams-LeFils Round Pens, Sawmill, TREC
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Could the Miracle Fruit be for South Florida? New study uncovers data showing how bountiful it can grow in the subtropics


October 28, 2020

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Scientists at University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center have unlocked the mystery behind a highly sought-after berry known as the miracle fruit in a study published this week. This news brings much ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alan Chambers, Miracle Fruit, Synsepalum Dulcificum, TREC, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News
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UF/IFAS scientists to develop methodology for measuring crop evapotranspiration using sensors, drones, artificial intelligence


September 30, 2020

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The sight of sprinklers running on a rainy day is not uncommon in Florida. The same goes for seeing landscapes scorched by the sun during one of Florida’s sweltering days when irrigation schedules were left unmodified ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Haimanote Bayabil, IFAS NEWS, TREC, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News

One Night in the Tropics Event 2018


October 2, 2018

On November 17, The University of Florida, IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center, located in Miami-Dade County in the heart of The Redland, will celebrate its 5th annual fundraising dinner event One Night in the Tropics. You won’t believe ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Event, Fundraising, Research, Students, TREC

Plant Diagnostic Director from Tropical Research and Education Center invited to speak at Kew Garden at First State of the World’s Fungi Symposium


August 27, 2018

MIAMI, Fla. – Romina Gazis, a newly hired Plant Pathologist at The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the Tropical Research and Education Center located in Miami-Dade County, has been invited to speak at the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Romina Gazis, TREC, UF-IFAS

New Crop for Florida thanks to UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Research Project


August 13, 2018

Did you know that University of Florida /IFAS researchers (scientists) are working on a new crop for the Florida industry: it is the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Project! I found out all this information when I attended one of three educational ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Agroecology, Alternative Crops, Crops, Florida, Hemp, Pilot, Research, TREC, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS

Integrated Plant Medicine, ALS 6925, Field Trip to UF/IFAS, Tropical Research and Education Center, and Homestead, FL


January 17, 2014

Following completion of essential core courses, DPM students enroll in Integrated Plant Medicine (ALS 6925). Critical thinking and concept integration related to the core concepts of plant pathology, entomology, nematology, horticulture, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: ALS 6925, DPM, Homestead, Integrated Plant Medicine, October 2013, TREC

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