Vanilla takes the crown as the second most valuable spice (after saffron) and the world’s most popular flavor among consumers.
Now, University of Florida researchers in Homestead are on the verge of developing a domestic vanilla industry, ... READ MORE
Un equipo de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) está ofreciendo un taller de dos días, denominado Business of Farming y dirigido a los consumidores que buscan crear un negocio agrícola. Habrá asistencia ... READ MORE
A team from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is offering a two-day program, The Business of Farming Workshop, for entrepreneurs looking to build an agricultural business. Limited bilingual assistance ... READ MORE
An invasive thrips species has started to wreak havoc in Florida. The insect was first detected in Florida in 2020 but has since spread significantly across the state. What once was isolated to greenhouses now has begun to harm a wide range ... READ MORE
WHAT: On November 5, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of a facility named for the first Black female student in entomology at UF who became the first ... READ MORE
On November 5, in the heart of Homestead, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of the first University of Florida building named after a Black scientist.
The ... READ MORE
With demand for passion fruit growing in the United States, researchers are exploring how domestic production of this sought-after fruit could expand, thanks to a grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of ... READ MORE
In today’s food market, small is good and local is what consumers seek to buy. Consumer-demand research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture tells us that communities want to buy from small, local businesses.
This is good news for ... 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
University of Florida scientists hope to boost the shellfish aquaculture industry severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scientists will use a $100,000 grant awarded by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to capture statewide data needed ... READ MORE