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Taller gratuito sobre planificación empresarial y gestión tributaria para agricultores y finqueros en la Extensión de UF/IFAS de Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La operación exitosa de granjas y fincas requiere de sólidas habilidades comerciales para garantizar la viabilidad ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultores, Apoyo Para Personas De Habla Hispana, Comercializacion, Departamento De Agricultura De Los Estados Unidos, Espanol, Extension De UF/IFAS De Miami-Dade, Fincas, Finqueros, FSA, Ganaderos, Granjas, Gratis, Huertas, Impuestos, Impuestos Agricolas, Intereses, Pago De Impuestos, Patrimonio De Herederos Y Planes De Sucesion, Plan De Negocios, Planificacion Empresarial E Impuestos, Prestamos, Programas Disponibles, Revision De Estados Financieros, Spanish, Taller, Taller Gratuito, Taller Sobre Planificacion Y Gestion Fiscal, Texas A&M, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Usda

May 21: Discover the sweet secrets of Florida-grown mangos at UF/IFAS online, expert-led workshop


May 16, 2024

What makes Florida-grown mangos a commodity that growers and enthusiasts alike adore? Find out May 21 at a free online Mango Growers Workshop. Whether you grow, pick, pack, sell or simply enjoy mangos, scientists at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Blog Community, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edward Mango, Florida-grown, Florida-grown Mangos, Jonathan Crane, Maha Chinook Mango, Mango, Mango Cultivation, Mango Season, Palmer Mango, Rosigold Mango, Southern Blush Mango, Tropical Research And Education Center
Cotton

UF scientist tests methods for boosting America’s cotton crop


May 16, 2024

The United States leads the world in cotton exports by value, accounting for $5.7 billion, or 33%, of exports of the textile, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But researchers hope to bolster American production even more through ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agronomy, Cotton, Cotton Incorporated, Farm, Gadsen, Germination, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jackson, Jefferson, Live Oak, Megan Winslow, North Florida Research And Education Center, Quincy, Study, Sudeep Sidhu, Suwannee, Trials, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida
Dried hops

UF/IFAS researchers work to make beer hops a Florida crop


May 7, 2024

Although plenty of Florida’s craft brewers advertise their libations as brewed with state-grown ingredients, a vital ingredient – hops – is not readily available within the Sunshine State. A University of Florida study currently underway, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Apopka, Aroma Test, Beer, Brewers Association, Brewing, Cascade, Chinook, Craft Brewing, Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services, Food Science And Human Nutrition Department, Greenhouse, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hops, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Katherine Thompson-Witrick, Megan Winslow, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Research, Sensory Test, Testing, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Yakima Valley

La temporada de mango del 2024 está tomando forma: los expertos de UF/IFAS ofrecen sus observaciones


May 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. ¡La temporada de mangos ya está aquí!. Los árboles de mango en patios residenciales y sembradíos en el sur de Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abundancia, Almacenamiento, Antracnosis, Arboles De Mango, Aroma, Color, Consumidores, Cosecha, Cuajado De La Fruta, Dr. Charles Sims, Dr. Jeff Brecht, Dr. Yu Wang, Espanol, Fenologia, Floracion, Flores, Forma, Fruta, Frutos, Investigacion, Jardines, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Lluvias, Mango, Mercadeo, Metabolismo, Metabolomica, Patios Residenciales, Plantaciones, Poda, Podar, Productores Comerciales, Residencias, Sabor, Seleccion, Sembradios, Siembra, Spanish, Temporada De Mango, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS TREC, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Variedades, Viento

Mango season 2024 is taking shape: UF/IFAS experts offer their views


May 2, 2024

Mango season is here. Mango trees on home landscapes and orchards in South Florida are working their way through the fruiting stage, making it prime time as the tiny flowers have begun to reveal tiny fruit. The 2023 mango season erupted ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Angie, Anthracnose, Charles Sims, Fairchild, Jeff Brecht, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Mango, Orange Sherbet, Rosigold, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Yu Wang, Zill High Performance Plants

Machine-harvestable tomatoes available from UF/IFAS; growers hope cultivars can help lower labor cost


April 25, 2024

Ever since Florida farmers have been growing tomatoes, they’ve picked them by hand or hired laborers. It’s painstaking work that might be made easier soon with machine-harvestable tomatoes developed by University of Florida scientists. Now ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS
Tags: Cultivar, Florida, Florida Tomato Committee, Growers, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Hybrid, Jay Scott, Jessica Chitwood-Brown, Machine Harvesting, Michael Schadler, Plant Breeding, Sam Hutton, Tomatoes

Blackberries in Florida may become even more nutritious in the future


April 24, 2024

Blackberries are already known for their health benefits, and someday, they might provide even more antioxidants than the ones you buy now, say University of Florida researchers. UF/IFAS researchers are trying to breed and grow blackberries, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Blackberries, Citrus Research And Education Center, Environmental Horticulture, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Health, Metabolites, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding, Yu Wang, Zhanao Deng

UF/IFAS scientists host next ‘STEPS’ toward phosphorus sustainability with national think tank in South Florida


April 17, 2024

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for food security and human survival, and it is an element that cannot be replenished. That is why using phosphorus efficiently is essential and the focus of a national research effort led by leading ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Elise Morrison, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Jonathan Judy, Juan Nino, Kelly Morgan, Matthew VanWeelden, National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation-Science And Technology Center, News, Research, Sandra Guzmán, Science And Technologies For Phosphorus Sustainability, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), STEPS, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida

Attention avocado growers: UF/IFAS multi-state survey seeks to find out more about avocado disease management


April 15, 2024

There is no shortage of consumer appetite for avocados. Frequently incorporated into starters and desserts, demand for avocados has surged in popularity to rival the iconic American apple pie. Meanwhile, production of avocado in the United ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Avocado, Disease, Entomology And Nematology, Jonathan Crane, Laurel Wilt, News, Phytophthora Root Rot, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, University Of Florida, USDA NAAS

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