Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?
UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE
Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023.
Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE
Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE
• There is no FDA-approved human vaccine for nontyphoidal salmonella, the kind of salmonella spread through contaminated food and water that causes gastrointestinal illness.
• UF researchers are exploring a novel method of vaccinating against ... READ MORE
Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry. That industry provides aesthetic, environmental and economic benefits to the Sunshine State.
Valued at $14.3 ... READ MORE
University of Florida economists continue to hone data sets and methods to improve predictions of the monetary losses to Florida agriculture with each extreme weather event. However, with westward-bound Hurricane Nicole – which came ashore ... READ MORE
Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood.
The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE
As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences.
U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE
WHAT: On November 5, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of a facility named for the first Black female student in entomology at UF who became the first ... READ MORE
La agricultura es una parte integral de la economía de Florida, ya que contribuye directamente con más de $10 mil millones anuales en ingresos por ventas y provee más de 133.000 puestos de trabajo. Pero los agricultores enfrentan numerosos ... READ MORE