GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Want to know the best places to pick your own fruit, go white-water rafting or hiking in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties? There’s an app for that: Naturally EscaRosa.
Naturally EscaRosa, a campaign to promote agritourism ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Recent news accounts of horses falling ill or dying after consuming the weed creeping indigo have raised concerns among horse owners. So, University of Florida experts have released a new publication to educate the public ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Farmers markets have been growing in popularity throughout the last decade as consumers discover the benefits of buying farm-fresh food directly from small-scale, local growers. However, increasing popularity has also ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An app developed by scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences may save homeowners about 30 percent on water usage, which translates into lower utility bills, new research shows.
Kati ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When growers, Extension agents and scientists gather for the Nov. 4 Florida Ag Expo in Balm, Florida, they’ll celebrate two anniversaries: the 90th year of the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center and the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Coyotes were introduced in Florida in the 1920s for hunting and, today, they live in every county in the state and are becoming a nuisance in some areas.
Lisa Hickey, an Extension agent for the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will work to improve avocado production, develop turfgrass with improved drought responses and combat a bacterial disease riddling tomatoes, ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jack Payne, University of Florida senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, has a vision for Florida’s Nature Coast region: to support and expand the world-class research conducted by UF scientists ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Making it easier for residents to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and increase Florida farmer’s profits is the win-win result of a partnership between the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Sumter County Office ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Need a creative way to teach students about Florida’s ecosystems? How about tracking the journey of an invasive plant or putting together a puzzle of freshwater plants? The University of Florida’s Institute of Food ... READ MORE