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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

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

Citrus Flower Bud Advisory Starts for the Season


November 21, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — The University of Florida will resume providing growers regular flower bud advisories as the critical time for citrus grove management begins this winter. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences associate professor ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Flowering Monitor, Citrus Research And Education Center, Flower Bud Advisories, Spray, Tripti Vashisth
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Food is Our Middle Name Podcast: What’s the deal with…food shortages?

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November 18, 2022

Food shortages happen for a multitude of reasons but since COVID-19 these shortages seem more abundant than ever. And I think we all remember the great cream cheese shortage of 2021 at peak holiday cheesecake season! (Or maybe that’s just ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: #Foodisourmiddlename, Agriculture, COVID, Covid-19, Economic Impact, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Shortages, Food Supply Chain, Podcast, Supply Chain, UF/IFAS Communications, UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program

Serie de Ahorros para el Consumidor: seis consejos para ahorrar dinero en el mercado del agricultor

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November 15, 2022

En esta serie: El aumento de los costos 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: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ahorrar, Economizar, Espanol, Feria Del Agricultor, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, Vendedores Locales
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UF economist: Ian/Nicole overlap complicates loss and damage assessments, reinforces need for post-storm reports


November 10, 2022

University of Florida economists continue to hone data sets and methods to improve predictions of the monetary losses to Florida agriculture with each extreme weather event. However, with westward-bound Hurricane Nicole – which came ashore ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Disaster Recovery, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Hurricane, Hurricane Nicole, Tropical Storm Nicole
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Frequently asked questions about UF/IFAS agricultural damage and loss assessment


October 27, 2022

After a significant disaster event like Hurricane Ian, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Economic Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) works to provide timely, credible estimates of agricultural losses. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christa Court, Damage Assessment, Disaster Recovery, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Hurricane Recovery, Survey

Los economistas estiman pérdidas de hasta $1,56 billones en la agricultura de Florida debido al Huracán Ian

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October 18, 2022

Los economistas de University of Florida predicen que las pérdidas aproximadas de la combinación de los cultivos de temporada, ganado, viveros y productos acuícolas que fueron potencialmente afectados como resultado del Huracán Ian que impactó ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Danos, Datos, Economista, Espanol, Estimacion, Evaluacion Preliminar, Evaluaciones, Huracan Ian, Hurricane Ian, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, UF, UF/IFAS

Galardonada ingeniera y profesora de UF/IFAS utiliza inteligencia artificial para la conservación del agua

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October 13, 2022

  Sandra Guzmán es una profesora en UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Fort Pierce, cuyo trabajo de investigación y extensión social se enfoca en el agua y su conservación. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultura, Agua, Citricos, Colombia, Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Ingenieria, Inteligencia Artificial, Riego, Sandra Guzmán, Sistemas Hidricos, Spanish, Tiempos De Riego
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Hurricane Ian Q&A for coastal communities

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October 13, 2022

Florida Sea Grant is hosting a live event open to the public tomorrow to answer questions about impacts to coastal communities in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant experts will address questions related to boating ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Bay County, Charlotte County, Coastal And Marine Resources, Coastal Living, Collier County, Florida Sea Grant, Food And Resource Economics Department, Hurricane Ian, Q&A, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents

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