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New medicinal plants course addresses industry needs

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May 10, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Emerging Enterprises, Hemp, Medicinal Plants, UF College Of Pharmacy, UF/IFAS CALS

MREC Graduate Student Yuvraj Khamare Wins Horticulture Research Institute Scholarship


January 31, 2022

Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare was recently awarded the 2021-2022 Spring Meadow – Proven Winners Scholarship by the Horticulture Research Institute. “Plants ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Horticulture, Horticulture Research Institute, Khamare, Scholarship, Student, Weed, Weed Science, Yuvraj Khamare

Graduate Student Point of View: The Benefits of Internship Research Experience (Part 2)


October 20, 2021

My name is Taylor Petrusha, and I am a 2021 University of Florida graduate student enrolled in my first semester in the Department of Environmental Horticulture. During the summer of 2021, I interned at the University of Florida’s Institute ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Biological Control, Intern, Internship, Lance Osbrorne, MREC, Research, Taylor Petrusha

Weed of the week : Ragweed Parthenium


October 14, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals to better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida.   The weed of this week is ragweed parthenium (Parthenium ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Apopka, Central Florida, Chris Marble, EDIS, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Greenhouse, Herbicides, Horticulture, Khamare, Landscape, Marble, MREC, Nursery, Plants, Research, Ufmrec, Weed Control, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Wednesday, Weeds

Weed of the Week: Long-Stalked Phyllanthus


September 30, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. The weed of this week is long-stalked phyllanthus (Phyllanthus ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Apopka, Chris Marble, EDIS, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Florida Water, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Flowers, Greenhouse, Herbicides, Horticulture, Landscape, Marble, MREC, Uf, Ufmrec, Weed Control, Weed Science, Weed Wednesday, Yuvraj Khamare

Weed of the week : Hairy Bittercress


September 16, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. The weed of the week is Hairy bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta). Hairy ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Apopka, Chris Marble, EDIS, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Greenhouse Weed Management, Horticulture, Marble, MREC, Ornamental Weed Management, Weed Control, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Science Wednesday, Weed Wednesday, Yuvraj Khamare

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