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Breeding the Perfect Crops for Floridians

Butterhead lettuce. Picture caption: Jonael Bosques, University of Florida.

Exploring alternative agricultural uses for your property can be challenging, especially when dealing with plant disease in crop and ornamental production. Often, we get calls from citizens that are acquiring or have acquired land and… Read More

Identificando Anaplasmosis en el Hato de Ganado Bovino

Beef cattle in Florida

Anaplasmosis (usualmente referido como piroplasmosis) es una enfermedad que afecta a rumiantes causado por una bacteria de la familia de las riketsias. Anaplasma marginale infecta las células de la sangre y típicamente se identifica como… Read More

Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard

Beef cattle in Florida

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms… Read More

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

Plastic in My Toothpaste?!

I didn’t use this title just to catch your attention; I used this title because it’s true. Some toothpaste products actually contain tiny pieces of plastic. Often the “stuff” that makes your toothpaste look pretty… Read More