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September 14: Learn science-based composting basics from UF/IFAS experts, industry leaders at workshop

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August 15, 2023

There are plenty of environmental and economic benefits of composting. It is gaining ground among consumers and industries because it helps keep food and yard debris from landfills thereby cutting methane gas emissions. Compost may also ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Container Plants, Crop, Food Waste, Kenaf, Media, Mica McMillan, Organic Waste, Peat, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Recycle, Soil, Soil Erosion, Substrate, Sustainable, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Water Conservation

¡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

Coming to fruition: Students reap real-life experience in Horticultural Sciences Teaching Garden

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May 10, 2023

Luminous yellow squash, bright red turnips and blooming artichokes are just a few of the crops that were grown this spring in the Horticultural Sciences Teaching Garden, an experiential learning garden for students. The flourishing fields sit ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Horticultural Sciences Teaching Garden, Plant Diagnostic Center, Xin Zhao, Zack Black
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UF/IFAS names new director of Mid-Florida Research and Education Center

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April 21, 2023

UF/IFAS professor Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski will begin her role as director of the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center on August 1. As director, Pelz-Stelinski will lead faculty, staff and students at the Apopka research center. ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Director, Leadership, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, MREC, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center
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Growing herbs for the first time? UF/IFAS expert offers beginners tips to getting started

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April 10, 2023

This spring enjoy National Garden Month with homegrown herbs. Each April, this month-long observance brings together gardeners, gardening groups and those new to gardening to share tips and offer support for a bountiful season. If you ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Ask IFAS, Central Florida, Certified Seeds, Florida, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden Beginners, German Sandoya Miranda, Herbs, Home Garden, Home Gardening, North Florida, Novice Gardeners, Seed Varieties, South Florida, Spring, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Agents, UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions, UF/IFAS Solutions For Your Life, UF/IFAS Varieties
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UF economists narrow estimate of agricultural losses from Hurricane Ian to $1.03 billion

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February 9, 2023

After months of gathering and analyzing data, University of Florida economists have refined the estimate of agricultural losses due to Hurricane Ian: $1.03 billion. This number is an estimate of the total value of seasonal crops, livestock, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food And Resource Economics, Hurricane Ian, News

Be aware of these common toxic plants, experts say

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February 1, 2023

Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes. Ingestion ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Awareness, Gardening, Landscape, Marble, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Poisonous Plants, Scouting, Toxic, Toxic Plants, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Weed Science

Florida leads the world in caladium bulb production, thanks in part to UF/IFAS scientists

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February 1, 2023

Terri Bates knows that if she wants to sell a good caladium, she can count on University of Florida scientists, including Zhanao Deng. “We grow 12 UF/IFAS varieties developed by Dr. Deng, and they are a huge asset to our business as well ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: 'Lava Glow', Caladium Bulbs, Caladiums, Cultivars, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Ornamental Plants, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding, Varieties, Zhanao Deng

UF researchers discover missing piece in corn’s evolutionary history

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January 24, 2023

Ancient ears of corn were about two inches long, with only a few tiny kernels and no cob. Domestication transformed them into modern corn, but how that happened is largely a mystery. In a new study, researchers showed that plant hormones ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Corn, Horticultural Sciences, Jiahn-Chou Guan, Karen Koch, Maize, Witchweed

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