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Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…farm technology?

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December 2, 2022

Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?  UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #AI, #aiatuf, #Foodisourmiddlename, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Agriculture Technology, AI In Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture, Drones, Food Is Our Middle Name, GCREC, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Plant Breeding, Podcast, Robotics, Robots, Technology, UF/IFAS Communications
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New chair: Andrew Short to lead UF entomology and nematology


December 1, 2022

Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023. Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Entomology And Nematology, News

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Mantenga sus frutas y vegetales frescos

Bahder, Luz
November 30, 2022

En esta serie: El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores, especialmente el alto precio de los alimentos. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial. Tie Liu, profesor ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ahorro, Desperdicio, Espanol, Frutas, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, Tie Liu, Vegetales

Seis consejos inteligentes para administrar sus gastos durante las festividades

Bahder, Luz
November 30, 2022

La época festiva está a la vuelta de la esquina y es un momento en el que todos buscamos crear recuerdos y tradiciones para nuestros hijos, seres queridos y amigos. A veces, estos eventos y planes pueden resultar costosos. Una forma de controlar ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Ahorro, Compras, Consejos, Deseos, Dinero, Espanol, Festividades, Lista, Navidad, Necesidades, Pagar, Presupuesto, Spanish

UF/IFAS y UF Health brindan atención médica a trabajadores agrícolas

Bahder, Luz
November 30, 2022

Aproximadamente 200,000 trabajadores agrícolas viven en Florida y generalmente reciben poca o ninguna atención médica. Ellos se constituyen en una fuerza laboral esencial que ha emigrado, en gran medida, de diversas regiones de México, América ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultura, Atencion Medica, CAFE Latino, Colesterol, Dr. Norman Beatty, Educacion Y Comunicacion Agricola, Enfermedad De Chagas, Espanol, Examenes De Salud, Facultad De Medicina, John Diaz, Latinos, Migracion, Presion Sanguinea, Spanish, UF/IFAS

UF study: UV lamps can control strawberry pest

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November 29, 2022

With about 11,000 acres -- mostly in west-central Florida -- strawberries are worth $399 million annually in Florida. That represents 10% of the national strawberry value and most of the domestically produced winter crop in the United States. Those ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Mite Eggs, Natalia Peres, Night, Plant Pathology, Sriyanka Lahiri, Strawberries, Twospotted Spider Mite, UV Lights

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: Cinco maneras de obtener y mantener crédito

Bahder, Luz
November 28, 2022

En esta serie: El aumento de los precios preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto acumulado de varios años de la pandemia de COVID repercute en la economía mundial, desde los estantes en los supermercados hasta las gasolineras. Como ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Credito, Dinero, Espanol, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish

After more than 400 farmworkers, families tested, more health fairs slated

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November 28, 2022

About 200,000 farm laborers live in Florida and usually get little to no health care. To help this underserved population, UF/IFAS Extension and UF Health have helped more than 400 farmworkers and their families lead healthier lifestyles in ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Blood Pressure, CAFE Latino, Chagas Disease, College Of Medicine, Columbia, Dr. Norman Beatty, Farmworker, Health Fair, John Diaz, Medellin, Migrant Workers, Screening, UF/IFAS Extension

Banker plants effective for managing thrips on roses

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November 22, 2022

Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Banker Plants, Biological Control, Chilli Thrips, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Predatory Mites, Thrips, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center

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