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UF scientists see bright future as they seek savory strawberries – and high yield

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June 8, 2023

Strawberry consumers love the fruit’s sweet flavor, and University of Florida scientists are trying to meet that desire, while also helping growers produce high yields. But genes and volatile compounds that control flavor are difficult ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: #AI, Aroma, Artificial Intelligence, Flavor, Genetics, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Kevin Wang, Mark Porter, Plant Breeding Ph.D. Program, Precision-ag, Seonghee Lee, Strawberries, Strawberry Breeding, Strawberry Genome, Taste Panels, Vance Whitaker

La popularidad de la cerveza artesanal sigue en aumento y un cervecero de Florida elogia la investigación de UF sobre lúpulos

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June 7, 2023

Creado por Brad Buck, sénior especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. Lucas Frank empezó a elaborar cerveza en su casa en el 2010 y para el 2019 decidió cambiar de carrera después de trabajar en el sector de salud durante 20 años. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cascade, Cervecero, Cerveza, Cerveza Artesanal, Cultivado En Florida, Dia Del Lupulo, Espanol, GCREC, Iluminacion LED, Investigacion, Lucas Frank, Lupulo, Shinsuke Agehara, Spanish, Zhanao Deng

¡Ya huele a café! Una investigación sobre la producción de café en Florida

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June 6, 2023

Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. Estados Unidos se encuentra entre las principales naciones consumidoras de café del mundo, importando en gran medida sus granos favoritos de países sudamericanos ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Cafe, Centro De Inteligencia Artificial Aplicada A La Agricultura, Espanol, Felipe Ferrao, Genes, Guilherme Locatelli, Horticultura, Incaper, Investigacion, IRREC, Jonathan Crane, Lorenzo Rossi, Marcio Resende, Patricio Munoz, Programa De Fitomejoramiento, Sabor, SEEDIT, Spanish, TREC, UF Sensory Laboratory, UF/IFAS, Werner Collante, William Hammond

Now brewing: Coffee research in Florida

June 5, 2023

The United States is consistently among the top coffee-consuming nations in the world, largely importing its favorite beans from South American countries such as Brazil and Colombia. University of Florida researcher Felipe Ferrao says the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #AI, Ali Sarkhosh, Artificial Intelligence, Charles Sims, Coffee Research, Denise Tieman, Felipe Ferrao, Guilherme Locatelli, HiPerGator, Jonathan Crane, LIFT AI, Lorenzo Rossi, Marcio Resende, Patricio Munoz, Precision Agriculture, Precision-ag, Raquel Dias, SEEDIT, UF Sensory Laboratory, Werner Collante, William Hammond

Un estudio de UF/IFAS conduce a avances sin precedentes en la comprensión de la enfermedad del bronceado letal en las palmeras

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May 31, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas del distrito sureste de UF/IFAS. El bronceado letal (LB, por sus siglas en inglés) es una enfermedad bacteriana que afecta a más de 20 especies de palmeras en el sur de ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Brian Bahder, Chicharrita, Compuestos Volatiles De Las Hojas Verdes, Control, Enfermedad Del Bronceado Letal, Enfermedades, Entomologia, Espanol, Estres, FLREC, Insecto, Insecto Vector, LB, Palmeras, Plameras, Senales, Sintomas, Spanish, UF/IFAS

UF/IFAS study leads to milestone advances in understanding lethal bronzing of palm trees

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May 31, 2023

Lethal bronzing (LB) is a bacterial disease that kills more than 20 species of palm trees in the Southern United States and Caribbean and has been devastating the Florida green industries for nearly two decades. A University of ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Brian Bahder, Cabbage Palms, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Haplaxius Crudus, Lethal Bronzing, Management Strategies, News, Palm Trees, Palms, Phytoplasma, Planthopper, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Vector, Vector Ecology
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Miami-Dade County 4-H, part of $12.5M grant to empower underserved communities

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May 23, 2023

Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need. The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Miami-Dade, 4-H Youth Development Program, Agriculture Education, Agritech, AgriTech And Food Systems Internship, Food Systems, Healthy Eating, Kenan Bridges, STEM, The Children's Trust, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Youth Fitness

Data from two new UF/IFAS citrus varieties experiments advances

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May 17, 2023

By ROBIN KOESTOYO FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- Citrus growers in Florida’s “River” production region along the Indian River Lagoon develop unsurpassed flavor and texture in a fresh grapefruit product coveted worldwide. Growers in the area ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, Flavia Zambon, Grapefruit, Hlb, Indian River Research And Education Center, Mark Ritenour, Millennium Block, Research, Ronald D. Cave, Rootstocks, Scions

New research could help breed for less “spooky” horses

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May 11, 2023

In the wild, horses must be alert for predators that might attack them. This means that even domesticated horses are hardwired to be aware of danger and can scare easily. Unfortunately, this so-called “startle response” or “spooking” ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetic, Genetics, Horse, Horse Management, Horseback Riding, Horses, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Nifa, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department

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