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UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation sets Spring Celebration for April 5-6


April 4, 2013

UF/IFAS file photo of Austin Cary Forest palmetto and pine, by Dawn McKinstry GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- This spring, the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation has two reasons to celebrate: One is the annual SFRC ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Forests, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Austin Cary, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Forest, Forest Learning Center, Groundbreak, Groundbreaking, Jack Payne, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Scott Sager, SFRC, Tim White

UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm offers education, fun


March 12, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Milk may be sold in supermarkets, but it comes from cows – that’s the lesson being offered this Saturday at Family Day at the Dairy Farm, a free open-house event ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cow, Dairy, De Vries, Family Day At The Dairy Farm, Hague, Milk, Open House

UF/IFAS expert: Female mosquitoes become savvy about other-species suitors


February 28, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Talk about meeting Mr. Wrong. Female yellow fever mosquitoes sometimes contend with the courtship and mating efforts of males from another, competing species – the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Aedes, Asian Tiger Mosquito, Dengue, Entomology And Nematology, FMEL, Lounibos, Mosquito, Satyrization, Vero Beach, Yellow Fever Mosquito

To help homeowners, industry personnel, UF/IFAS posts videos on turfgrass research


February 19, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recently completed the state’s largest-ever study of landscape turfgrass and fertilizer use, and new online videos will help ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Bahiagrass, Centipedegrass, Cisar, Grass, Nutrient, Sartain, St. Augustinegrass, Trenholm, Turf, Unruh, Zoysiagrass

UF/IFAS faculty aid Fort White teens in building aquaponics system to raise fish, vegetables


February 4, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some teenagers want a car; Tiffy Murrow wants to feed the world. The Fort White High School junior has spent almost two years learning to farm fish, with help from the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aquaponics, Cichra, Fort White, Murrow, Oelfke, Tilapia

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