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Huracán Idalia: los economistas de UF estiman pérdidas en la producción agrícola de Florida que superan los $78 millones

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September 22, 2023

Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. El Programa de Análisis del Impacto Económico de UF/IFAS evalúa los impactos en la agricultura de Florida luego de eventos climáticos extremos. El informe ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Cultivos, Danos Estructurales, Departamento De Economia De Alimentos Y Recursos De UF/IFAS, Economia Agricola, Economistas, EIAP, El Programa De Analisis Del Impacto Economico De UF/IFAS, Encuesta, Espanol, Estimaciones, Evaluacion Del Impacto Economico, FRE, Ganaderia, Huracan Idalia, Huracanes, Idalia, Impacto En Produccion, Impactos, Inundaciones, Lluvias, Perdidas, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, Tormentas, Vientos, Xiaohui Qiao

Hurricane Idalia: Florida agricultural production losses top $78M, UF economists estimate


September 21, 2023

The UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program assesses impacts to Florida agriculture following extreme weather events. The preliminary report for Hurricane Idalia is newly released. The report estimates a credible range of losses ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Economics, Christa Court, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, FRED, Hurricane Idalia, UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, Xiaohui Qiao

Encuesta abierta al público: UF/IFAS insta a los productores agrícolas de Florida a reportar los impactos del Huracán Idalia

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September 7, 2023

Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – El Huracán Idalia tocó tierra la mañana del pasado 30 de agosto cerca de Keaton Beach, Florida, pero la ruta noreste de la tormenta de ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agencia De Servicios Agricolas Del USDA, Christa Court, Departamento De Economia De Alimentos Y Recursos De UF/IFAS, EIAP, El Programa De Analisis Del Impacto Economico De UF/IFAS, Encuesta, Encuesta En Espanol, Espanol, Evaluaciones, Huracan, Huracan Idalia, Huracanes, Idalia, Impacto, Impactos Economicos, Informe Final, Spanish, Temporada De Huracanes, UF/IFAS

USAID with Feed the Future funding awards $4M to UF/IFAS to improve Haitian livestock production and research capacity


September 6, 2023

The University of Florida Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems within the Global Food Systems Institute will lead a five-year, $4 million project to improve the productivity and resilience of Haiti’s livestock sector, with ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS
Tags: Capacity Building, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Haiti, UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, USAID
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Immune-boosting therapy helps honey bees resist deadly viruses

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June 29, 2023

Scientists have successfully tested a novel way of boosting honey bees’ immune systems to help them fend off deadly viruses, which have contributed to the major losses of the critical pollinator globally. In a new study, the research team, ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Daniel Swale, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Entomology And Nematology, Honey Bees, News

New research could help breed for less “spooky” horses

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May 11, 2023

In the wild, horses must be alert for predators that might attack them. This means that even domesticated horses are hardwired to be aware of danger and can scare easily. Unfortunately, this so-called “startle response” or “spooking” ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetic, Genetics, Horse, Horse Management, Horseback Riding, Horses, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Nifa, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department

Cattle, meet land: New service connects Southeast farmers, ranchers in ‘win-win’ for sustainability, profitability


April 26, 2023

A new University of Florida project aims to “play matchmaker” between ranchers with livestock and landowners with grazing space. The Southeast Grazing Exchange, funded by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beef Cattle, Cattle Industry, Cover Crops, Jose Dubeux, NFREC, North Florida Research And Education Center
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These Florida 4-H members’ businesses are buzzing

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April 4, 2023

In a region of Florida famous for its honey, two entrepreneurial 4-H youth are turning their love of beekeeping into small but growing businesses. Gulf County residents Emily Flowers, 12, and Zeke Cooper, 13, began keeping their own hives ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Anitra Mayhann, Bee College, Emily Flowers, Gulf County, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, News, Zeke Cooper
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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

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