For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food?
Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Flavors of Florida, the premier UF/IFAS tasting showcase, is now an annual event on the University of Florida campus. The March 23 event, hosted in the Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, will be ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- Citrus is an iconic part of the Florida experience. Many residents and visitors have fond memories of driving past acres of lush citrus trees whose annual blossoms filled the air with a distinctive and lovely aroma.
Today, ... READ MORE
Smutgrass can spread quickly and take over grazing lands, leaving cattle with little left to eat.
“It can completely invade a pasture within three years, if left untreated. It is quite common to see pastures in Southern Florida that are ... READ MORE
Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes.
Ingestion ... READ MORE
Terri Bates knows that if she wants to sell a good caladium, she can count on University of Florida scientists, including Zhanao Deng.
“We grow 12 UF/IFAS varieties developed by Dr. Deng, and they are a huge asset to our business as well ... READ MORE
For centuries, silver has been known to have antimicrobial properties. New research investigated whether silver nanoparticles could amplify the effects of antibiotics on antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The study found that small amounts ... READ MORE
Florida is one of the most biodiverse states, ranking among the top five in the variety of bird and reptile species, according to studies commissioned by The Nature Conservancy.
Unfortunately, Florida is also one of the leading states ... READ MORE
Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown.
Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE
In honor of Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, we talked with UF/IFAS fire scientist Raelene Crandall about some of the critical tools of prescribed fire work: personal protective equipment, or PPE.
A former wildlands firefighter, ... READ MORE