Effective food systems– which include the people, processes and places involved with moving food from local farm to plates – provide equity, sustainability, profitability and resiliency to communities. UF/IFAS researchers conducted a study ... READ MORE
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A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern United States.
Caused by a fungus, Ganoderma zonatum, it produces symptoms ... READ MORE
Researchers analyzed historical building trends on U.S. coastlines in the projected sea level rise zones.
The scientists found that areas within projected sea level rise zones developed more quickly and were more dense than inland urban ... READ MORE
Many Florida golf course superintendents have long followed the recommended best management practices (BMPs) from University of Florida turfgrass experts, but their certification process is now recognized in a new Florida law that took effect ... READ MORE
The University of Florida will hold its first Small Ruminant Short Course September 16 and17. The event is a collaboration among UF/IFAS Extension, the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, the UF/IFAS agronomy department, and the UF/IFAS department ... READ MORE
UF researchers are leveraging artificial intelligence to tackle the global problem of food waste.
The scientists analyzed how chemical changes in aging broccoli correspond with visual data picked up by a highly sensitive camera called ... READ MORE
Research conducted at the University of Florida in agricultural sciences and natural resources conservation topped previous years’ spending totals in the latest figures reported to the National Science Foundation.
UF/IFAS researchers reported ... READ MORE
Established in 2016, the Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease: The Gateway Program (SECVBD) will continue its work for another five years, thanks to renewed funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... READ MORE
Horticultural therapy has long been used to improve mental health in those with existing medical conditions.
Scientists wanted to know if healthy people could also reap mental health benefits from gardening.
The study’s results suggest ... READ MORE
The needs of commercial urban agriculture (CUA) operations in Florida have been relatively unknown, which led UF/IFAS researchers to dig deeper. A newly published study explains the most common challenges these farmers face and opportunities ... READ MORE