FORT PIERCE, Fla. ---A scientist at the front line of Florida’s war with invasive plants will be honored by the International Organization for Biological Control Nearctic Regional Section.
The IOBC-NRS will recognize Carey Minteer as the ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The American Society for Horticultural Science will honor University of Florida scientists for new guidelines citrus growers may apply to their operations. The researchers study ‘Valencia’ orange production while trees ... READ MORE
Enthusiasm and expertise for groundbreaking science earned a High Quality designation for an online course taught by a University of Florida professor.
Lorenzo Rossi, assistant professor of Plant Root Biology at UF’s Institute of Food and ... READ MORE
Two local University of Florida research professors aim to represent the state’s 12 research centers that serve prominent agricultural regions in their new roles as faculty senate members.
In announcing the new leadership positions, Jack ... 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
Wise old oak trees may hold an extract that citrus growers can use to protect their fruit trees from the deadliest citrus crop disease the world has known.
The plant disease is called huanglongbing, or HLB, also known by its English name, ... READ MORE
As 2019 came to a close, I took a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of IRREC research scientists, students, and staff members. Choosing which to highlight for the “2019 IRREC Top 12 Achievements” was no easy task. Graduate students ... READ MORE
Florida’s citrus growers may now access the updated Florida Citrus Rootstock Selection Guide, which is more user- and mobile-friendly, at https://crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/citrus_rootstock/. Revisions include current University of Florida ... READ MORE
Mike Adams spends $250,000 every year to manage Brazilian peppertrees spread over the 40,000-acre ranch where his family has developed the Braford breed of cattle since 1937. Adams recounts years when the invasive tree from South America overtook ... READ MORE
Young Xiaoping Xin stood tall in front of her elementary school classmates in Xi’an, China, her voice projects throughout the classroom as she shares what she had learned from assigned readings. Her teacher, Jiaqi Fan, with black, flowing ... READ MORE