Water is the foundation of life. The Water Resources Regional Specialized Agent, Yilin Zhuang, is teaming up with County Agents in Central District and launching a new water series on Facebook Live – Water Wednesday.
Weeds are wild plants growing in an undesirable location. They compete with the landscape, crops or natural habitat for resources. There are numerous strategies to fight weeds, including both chemical herbicides and non-chemical measures. Without chemical herbicide in… Read More
As we are spending more time at home, many of us now have the time and opportunity to plant our home gardens. Below is advice from the professional horticulturalists and gardeners of MREC. Advice from Annette Chandler: A… Read More
As most of the faculty, staff and students at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center are working from home during these unprecedented times, we decided to introduce you to the newest team members at MREC – our pets…. Read More
With a national shortage of toilet paper, people are purchasing “flushable” wipes instead. Are these “flushable” wipes flushable or not?
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) graduate student Yuvraj Khamare participated in the College of Agricultural and Life Science’s (CALS) Accelerate to Industry (A2i) graduate student competition, winning a scholarship for his outstanding application. The A2i program was… Read More
Spring is the perfect time to add color to your landscape. A butterfly garden can accomplish this goal, and here’s what you need to do. First, find out what butterflies live in your area and concentrate on attracting… Read More
Beginning immediately, the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) will be closed to visitors, following guidelines established by the University of Florida and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to control the spread of COVID-19. Only University-business… Read More
Updated 03/15/20 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
Yilin Zhuang joins the UF/IFAS Extension central district as a Regional Specialized Agent (RSA) in water resources. UF/IFAS Extension RSAs cover multiple counties and specialize in a specific program area. Zhuang’s specialty is in water, specifically, integrated water… Read More