Last week, MREC hosted a tour for up-and-coming UF/IFAS Master Gardeners and talked about projects with researchers and Extension agents focused on agricultural economics, water conservation and plant breeding.
The group went to greenhouses ... READ MORE
Did you know you can get a four-year University of Florida degree right here in Central Florida?
Regardless if you work full time, part time or have been out of school for a decade, you are able to return to school and attend UF ... READ MORE
This week, we would like to spotlight Shawn Schutte, an undergraduate plant science senior here at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center. Shawn is not a 'typical' student but transferred to the MREC after years of experience in the Florida ... READ MORE
A recent UF/IFAS IPM Scouting Class focused on foliage, landscape and vegetable production helped its attendees to understand how integrated pest management (IPM), identifying potential pests and the benefits of scouting all could improve overall ... READ MORE
Research continues to be done about hops production in Florida and its future in our state economy. In 2014, the craft brewery industry had an indirect and direct economic impact of $432 million in the Sunshine State, according to a University ... READ MORE
Debalina Saha, a doctoral student in the environmental horticulture department and graduate assistant at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC), placed first in the International Plant Propagation Society Southern Region ... READ MORE
Last week UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) Director Dr. Roger Kjelgren visited Debbie O’Brien, the afternoon host on 1520 WBZW, to discuss all things MREC.
“What we do at the center is focus on lifestyle horticulture ... READ MORE
Last month, MREC faculty, postdocs and graduate students traveled to Waikoloa, Hawaii to attend the 2017 American Society for Horticultural Science Conference.
“Interacting with educators, researchers and Extension faculty from across ... READ MORE
This week, we would like to spotlight Amanda Morgan, a master's degree-seeking student studying horticulture sciences here at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center. Read below to learn what inspired Amanda, or Mandy for short, to pursue ... READ MORE
Wondering what the latest happenings are at MREC? Take a few minutes to read the latest update, courtusey of our Center Director Dr. Roger Kjelgren.
As the relatively new director of the Mid Florida Research and Education Center, I still ... READ MORE