Recently discovered genetic knowledge of two nuisance western honey bee subspecies will help commercial and hobby beekeepers.
A new UF/IFAS study identified genetic characteristics relevant to the production and behavioral attributes of these ... READ MORE
WIMAUMA, Fla. --- With about 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida, UF/IFAS Extension and the UF College of Medicine will screen as many as possible for various health conditions and give them nutrition information to help improve access to ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus growers depend on the latest information regarding the best irrigation and nutrition strategies for growing productive trees. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will share ... READ MORE
Over 45,000 pounds of peanut butter have now been sent out to local food banks statewide following the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge, an effort led by the Cooperative Extension offices of UF/IFAS and Florida A&M University (FAMU) in partnership ... READ MORE
MIAMI-DADE, Fla – If you own, manage or work with St. Augustinegrass in Palm Beach, Broward or Miami-Dade counties, University of Florida scientists and Extension agents want you to be aware of Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVM). The disease, first ... READ MORE
In the art world, a rose thorn to the heart is sometimes required to achieve a place of beauty.
That takeaway message from Oscar Wilde’s 1888 short story “The Nightingale and ... READ MORE
Norovirus is responsible for millions of cases of food poisoning each year. New evidence suggests the common bug alters the bacteria that live in our gut.
These findings shed light on the connection between the gut microbiome and overall ... READ MORE
Florida Arbor Day lands on Jan. 21 this year and UF/IFAS has opportunities to celebrate across the Sunshine State. Events include tree giveaways, education on tree selection based on region and more.
The date, shifted up from national Arbor ... READ MORE
Recent scientific studies have shown that white-tailed deer, a deer species found all over the eastern United States, can become infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. A new University of Florida publication explains what is currently ... READ MORE
Consumers are more likely to buy orange juice if they think the fruit comes from Florida, new University of Florida research shows. In fact, top reasons consumers purchase orange juice include taste, health benefits and origin of the fruit.
Grocery ... READ MORE