FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- ‘STEMinist’ earned its way into the Cambridge Dictionary in March 2018. If you want to see the term in action, just ask Ph.D. student Kelly Carruthers---or follow her on Twitter.
Search #STEMinist on Twitter, and Kelly ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- Florida citrus producers, including corporate leaders and research scientists, gathered recently to tour a 20-acre experimental citrus grove to observe the disease tolerance and horticultural performance of more than 5,500 ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---A Ph.D. candidate who aims to improve crop production and protect soils and water resources garnered six academic awards in a year.Jaya “Jay” Nepal pursues a soil, water, and ecosystem sciences doctorate at the University ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Researchers and citrus growers await the first harvest of data on yield and fruit quality from a major citrus trial on Florida’s east coast. The results may reveal which of thousands of trees can tolerate citrus greening, ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS-IRREC) will host a field day in a large-scale research trial for growers and other citrus ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Fresh citrus growers, packers, and shippers will join for Citrus Packinghouse Day on August 25 to hear the most current information on food safety, worker Visa options, and other topics related to fresh fruit handling and ... READ MORE
Following is an interview with Akshara Athelly, a Ph.D. student pursuing a doctorate in Agricultural Engineering. Akshara is a graduate assistant in Dr. Sandra Guzmán’s SMART Irrigation and Hydrology Laboratory, working in irrigation management ... READ MORE
The following is an interview with Eduart Murcia, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Sandra Guzmán. Eduart is part of the Smart Irrigation and Hydrology ... READ MORE
Following is an interview with Taylor Dishon, a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marine science at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. A summer intern in Dr. Lorenzo Rossi’s Plant Root Biology Laboratory, Taylor ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- As a child in a Boston suburb, Nicole Quinn was oft outdoors. She marveled over trees, water and dirt -- and how everything was interdependent. She would turn over rocks to examine insects and worms as they worked in ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- A local University of Florida graduate student fostered an ability to teach school children that a group of insects would probably take down one of Florida’s most invasive trees.
The Southern IPM Center recognized ... READ MORE