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
UF/IFAS research and education centers (RECs) grow fruits and vegetables all across Florida to develop growing techniques and cultivars that benefit farmers. These centers are spread from Jay in the Panhandle to Homestead in Southeast Florida.
So, ... READ MORE
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
World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October.
In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE
Para Germán Sandoya Miranda la pasión por la agricultura comenzó desde niño, mientras jugaba en las fincas de sus abuelos, en su tierra natal en la costa ecuatoriana.
A medida que se acercaba a la edad adulta, estudiar agricultura fue ... READ MORE
The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission.
Created ... READ MORE
Researchers at the University of Florida are working to develop crops that can withstand high temperature stress.
After observing that plants’ younger leaves handle heat better than older ones, the scientists conducted an experiment ... READ MORE
UF researchers are leveraging artificial intelligence to tackle the global problem of food waste.
The scientists analyzed how chemical changes in aging broccoli correspond with visual data picked up by a highly sensitive camera called ... READ MORE
If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production.
But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons seek ways to control ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS received $8.8 million to conduct new research that will provide farmers with new and improved recommendations for fertilization of key Florida crops. The funding, approved by the Florida Legislature, will be administered by the Florida ... READ MORE