The UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to congratulate Hayk Khachatryan on his tenure and promotion to full professor in the Food and Resource Economics Department.
“I cannot say thank you enough,” Khachatryan ... READ MORE
You told us that finding Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in CORE were hard to find. We listened and created an online class for you! The class is available 24/7, 365 days a year and costs only $30.00!! The money from this class will be ... 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
Cercospora leaf spots are a common issue affecting many ornamental crops like hostas, hydrangea, hibiscus, pansy, verbena, gardenia, and others. However, starting in the Fall of 2022, an increase in damage caused by the pathogen in Spathiyphyllum ... READ MORE
The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to welcome our newest postdoctoral associate, Yuvraj Khamare, to our Landscape and Ornamental Production Weed Laboratory.
Get to know Dr. Khamare (who was also an MREC graduate student!) ... READ MORE
Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE
Emerging industries require a skilled workforce to function. Sometimes, the industry begins to boom before employers can hire a sufficient number of skilled employees. That was the case for many employers in the medicinal plant industry, which ... READ MORE
Speakers from across the country shared new research and insight -- including data about consumer behavior change since the pandemic began, Florida and national policy updates and crop outlooks for some of Florida’s largest commodities. It ... READ MORE
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare placed third in the Charlie Parkerson Student Paper competition sponsored by the International Plant Propagators Society.
As part ... READ MORE
Begonias are among the top five most popular plants found in flower beds and Florida leads the way in production with sales valuing more than $11.8 million, according to the USDA. But heat waves and drought have hurt begonia production in the ... READ MORE