Brewers like the flavor and aroma that come from Florida-grown Cascade hops, says a University of Florida Extension agent. They say it tastes a little like candy.
Matt Smith admits his sample size is small thus far – only seven brewers ... READ MORE
Emerging industries require a skilled workforce to function. Sometimes, the industry begins to boom before employers can hire a sufficient number of skilled employees. That was the case for many employers in the medicinal plant industry, which ... READ MORE
· A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price.
· The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE
· The Florida oyster aquaculture industry is rapidly growing but growers have experienced unexplainable mortality events in recent years.
· A new UF/IFAS program monitored oyster ... READ MORE
Speakers from across the country shared new research and insight -- including data about consumer behavior change since the pandemic began, Florida and national policy updates and crop outlooks for some of Florida’s largest commodities. It ... READ MORE
Building on momentum from 2021, UF/IFAS hemp project lead scientist and assistant agronomy professor Zachary Brym continues the UF/IFAS Perspectives from the Hemp Industry blog series with video interviews of hemp industry members.
The blog ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference is back in-person this spring. The conference explains critical policy issues Florida agribusiness leaders face and provides insights on ... READ MORE
When you think of February, you might dream of a Happy Valentine’s Day, roses and romance. If you live in central Florida, you might also want to buy the very best strawberries. Many local fields are rife with the red fruit. Wael Elwakil, ... READ MORE
Dana Choi grew up in South Korea but considers Florida her second home.
She spent several years on the main campus of the University of Florida, getting her master’s and doctoral degrees in agricultural and biological engineering from the ... READ MORE
Sorrel is a leafy green plant with reddish-pink flowers. It’s hardy, fast growing, has a variety of uses and UF/IFAS is investigating its potential as a new crop for Florida. A recent field day revealed preliminary findings and input from ... READ MORE