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Introducing South Florida to the calabaza market


May 3, 2021

What does fall feel like in South Florida? Not much different from summer, actually. Unlike the rest of the country, we don’t get cold weather or leaves changing colors to indicate this seasonal change. If it wasn’t for national chains blasting ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alternative Crops, Geoffrey Meru, Nutrition, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension

Haitian master’s students in spotlight at agricultural research forum


August 8, 2019

The Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole, (AREA project, or Support to Agricultural Research and Development) is hosting a research forum on Friday, Aug. 9 to highlight the accomplishments of 25 Haitian ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area, Feed The Future Haiti, Tropical Research And Education Center, Usaid

UF-TREC recognitions at the 56th Annual Ag Tour and Luncheon


February 27, 2019

At 56th Annual Ag Tour and Luncheon, UF-TREC was highlighted with recognition to Emeritus Professor Dr. Waldemar Klassen and graduate students being awarded scholarships for their research work. Homestead, FL – Over the past 56 years, the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Students, Tropical Research And Education Center

FNGLA DONATION TO TREC


January 23, 2019

On Thursday, January 18, 2019, Ms. Peggy Machin, current treasurer of the local chapter of the Miami-Dade FNGLA, presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to Dr. Edward “Gilly” Evans, Director of the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dr. Evans, Endowment, FNGLA, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center

UF Plant Clinic First Line of Defense for Growers, Landscapers, Homeowners


September 17, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The homeowner has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new, high-end home in an expensive subdivision. But the white colonial was covered in tiny black spores. Lynn Griffith, a horticultural consultant and expert on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: News, Plant Clinic, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS

UF Researchers Seek to Develop Tastier Mangos


September 4, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mangos make for a tasty, nutritious snack or side dish. To help meet consumer demand for more flavorful mangos without grit or fibrous flesh, University of Florida scientists will try to identify superior varieties so mango ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Alan Chambers, Aroma, Citrus Research And Education Center, Crop, Food And Resource Economics Department, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grant, Horticultural Sciences, Jonathan Crane, Lisa House, Mangos, Taste, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF College Of Medicine And Director Of The Center For Smell And Taste, Yu Wang

UF Names Evans New Director of Tropical Research and Education Center


August 15, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Edward “Gilly” Evans, a longtime agricultural economist at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been named director of the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS

UF ‘Dream Team’ Plans to Change Face of Ag, Natural Resources, in South Florida


July 2, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – They don’t wear capes and tights, but the new University of Florida faculty members hope their research will help grow the state’s agriculture and natural resources, and stave off enemies that threaten industry. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Dream Team, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS

Mango Pollination


June 21, 2018

The Impact of Arthropods on Pollination and Fruit Set of Keitt Mangoes National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what we can do to protect them. The Tropical Fruit Entomology lab at TREC UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology, Mangoes, Tropical Research And Education Center

UF/IFAS Hopes to Grow Vanilla, Meet Consumer Demand


June 12, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For dessert, how about a scoop of ice cream flavored with vanilla from Florida’s farmers? Because so many consumers enjoy vanilla, University of Florida scientists hope to help Florida farmers grow the bean. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agribusiness, Alan Chambers, Cultivar, Disease, Elias Bassil, Flavor, Horticultural Sciences Department, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, Vanilla

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