UF/IFAS researcher stresses importance of pasteurization

May 28, 2024

Recent media reports have focused on the potential dangers associated with human consumption of raw – or unpasteurized – milk and eggs, connecting them as possible transmitters of avian influenza, a virus spreading among cattle and poultry ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Allergies, Avian Flu, Eggs, Food Safety, Health, IFAS, Influenza, Keith Schneider, Megan Winslow, Microbes, Microorganisms, Milk, Nutrition, Pasteurization, Pasteurize, Raw Milk, Riboflavin, Safety, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences

Un estudio de University of Florida revela que el extracto de cáscara de naranja puede mejorar la salud del corazón

May 28, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  Las cáscaras de naranja pueden ser la clave para una mejor salud cardiovascular, según muestra una nueva investigación dirigida por University of Florida. Según ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: @UFIFASCitrusREC, American Heart Association, Bacterias Intestinales, Cascara, Cascaras De Naranja, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De Citricos De UF/IFAS, Compuestos Bioactivos, Corazon, Disolventes Polares Y No Polares, Dr. Yu Wang, Enfermedades Cardiacas, Enfermedades Cardiovasculares, Espanol, Extractos, Feruloilputrescina, Fitoquimico, Investigacion, Naranja, Polaridad, Salud, Salud Del Corazon, Spanish, TMA, TMAO, Trimetilamina, Trimetilamina N-Oxido, UF/IFAS, Usda

UF study shows orange peel extract may improve heart health

May 28, 2024

Orange peels may hold a key to better cardiovascular health, new University of Florida-led research shows. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women and people of most racial and ethnic groups, according to the Centers for ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Cardiovascular Health, Citrus Research And Education Center, Extract, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Waste, Juice Processing, Orange Juice, Orange Peels, Yu Wang

From feared predator to ultimate eco-hero of Everglades Restoration: UF/IFAS experts explain role of the American alligator today

May 28, 2024

The American alligator, the official state reptile of Florida, which conjures both fear and admiration, is also being celebrated for its critical role in the ecosystem. These majestic creatures, often misunderstood as aggressive man-eaters, ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alligator, CROC Docs, Ecological Indicators, Everglades National Park, Everglades Restoration, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, National Alligator Day, Passive Integrated Transponder, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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June 4 – UF/IFAS Extension Broward presents free online webinar for residents with citrus in home landscapes

May 23, 2024

South Florida landscapes are filled with some of the most delicious citrus thanks to the subtropical climate of the region. Varieties like sweet orange, grapefruit, mandarin, Meyer lemon, lime and kumquat are just some of those typically ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Trees, Consumer, Extension Broward, Fernando Alferez, Home Landscape, Kumquat, Lime, Mandarin, Meyer Lemon, Sweet Orange, Webinar

UF scientists finding new way to keep broccoli – and perhaps other vegetables — fresher, longer

May 21, 2024

When consumers go to the grocery store, they want their produce, including broccoli, to look, feel and taste fresh. This desire compels University of Florida scientist Tie Liu to study ways to keep vegetables fresh. In newly published research, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aging Process, Broccoli, Cold Chain, Controlled Atmosphere, Crops, Fresh, Horticultural Sciences, Jeff Brecht, Molecular Mechanisms, Plant Breeding, Postharvest, Produce, Tie Liu

May 21: Discover the sweet secrets of Florida-grown mangos at UF/IFAS online, expert-led workshop

May 16, 2024

What makes Florida-grown mangos a commodity that growers and enthusiasts alike adore? Find out May 21 at a free online Mango Growers Workshop. Whether you grow, pick, pack, sell or simply enjoy mangos, scientists at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edward Mango, Florida-grown, Florida-grown Mangos, Jonathan Crane, Maha Chinook Mango, Mango, Mango Cultivation, Mango Season, Palmer Mango, Rosigold Mango, Southern Blush Mango, Tropical Research And Education Center

Ten years on, UF/IFAS poultry program keeps clucking

May 16, 2024

For years, the presence of chickens in some Jacksonville backyards remained an open secret; observant neighbors knew they existed, and many didn’t mind. But some did. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Backyard, Backyard Chickens, Chicken, Class, Coop, Duval County, Egg, Extension, Hardee County, Hen, Hobby, IFAS, Institute For Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jacksonville, Poultry, Program, Seminar, Sourse, Spanish, Stephen Jennewein, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

UF scientist tests methods for boosting America’s cotton crop

May 16, 2024

The United States leads the world in cotton exports by value, accounting for $5.7 billion, or 33%, of exports of the textile, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But researchers hope to bolster American production even more through ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agronomy, Cotton, Cotton Incorporated, Farm, Gadsen, Germination, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jackson, Jefferson, Live Oak, Megan Winslow, North Florida Research And Education Center, Quincy, Study, Sudeep Sidhu, Suwannee, Trials, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

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