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Peaches more marketable to younger people, but everyone wants the fruit to melt in their mouth


September 21, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Young consumers are more likely to buy peaches than older people, and those 18- to 24-year-olds prefer crisp, firm peaches with good flavor, a new University of Florida study shows. In fact, people aged 51 to 68 ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Consumers, Horticultural Sciences, Peaches, Smell, Taste

UF/IFAS landscape management researcher named Early Career Scientist by global tree group


September 14, 2015

Andrew Koeser GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A UF/IFAS scientist, who has helped design a tree risk-management app and is co-writing tree identification books, has been named as a co-recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture’s Early ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Forests, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Award, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center

Florida’s agriculture-related employment up 8.7 percent


September 10, 2015

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- About 1.52 million people worked full- or part-time in Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and food industries in 2013, an 8.7 percent increase in jobs over 2012, according to a new UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Alan Hodges, Citrus, Food And Resource Economics, Forestry

UF/IFAS scientists warn of pharmaceutical peril for aquatic organisms in urban rivers


August 20, 2015

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- River beds in urban areas worldwide store pharmaceuticals, and University of Florida scientists warn they can pose a potential environmental danger to aquatic organisms. UF/IFAS Post-Doctoral ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Gurpal Toor, Soil And Water Sciences

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