Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Martin Zapien scans long rows of tree canopies each morning and thinks about how the future of food production will advance with new citrus cultivars.
All of the more than 5,000 trees in the 20-acre active UF/IFAS citrus ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Citrus growers from several of Florida’s production regions joined researchers recently for a field day inside 14-foot high screenhouses that protect fruit trees from an invasive insect. The insect is the Asian citrus psyllid, ... READ MORE
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LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- While the coronavirus pandemic has changed much of the University of Florida citrus ... READ MORE
The first time Tolulope Morawo heard about the ability of beneficial insects to protect food crops from pest insects, he knew he had found his lifelong career.
In 2009, Morawo learned from a lecture that phorid flies kill fire ants by laying ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE