With more than 400 items available for purchase, the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore has something for everyone on your list this year. These items make perfect stocking stuffers, white elephant gifts or as a treat for yourself.
For the kids
Build-a-bug! ... READ MORE
Begonias are among the top five most popular plants found in flower beds and Florida leads the way in production with sales valuing more than $11.8 million, according to the USDA. But heat waves and drought have hurt begonia production in the ... READ MORE
For years, researchers have used tracking devices to monitor fish movements and growth in this area of study is exponential, researchers say. But this growing data base has not yet been effectively integrated into conservation decisions, understanding ... READ MORE
Subterranean termites have an important economic and environmental impact as they cause severe damage to structures and trees. With the spread of invasive termite species, the challenges for homeowners in some parts of the country continue ... READ MORE
That’s a wrap on another successful week for UF/IFAS at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.
The event draws thousands from the southeastern U.S. to check out more than 1,200 vendors, 600 acres of farmland used in research and 100 ... READ MORE
Scientists will conduct research at the 27,000-acre DeLuca Preserve with more than $600,000 in funding awarded to UF/IFAS faculty to study complex issues.
Eight research projects received funding to begin research on the property. Projects ... READ MORE
QUINCY, Fla. --- The UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) celebrated a century of agricultural innovation and education in an Oct. 1 ceremony in Quincy.
“More important than the temporal milestone is what has happened ... READ MORE
Equine metabolic syndrome, a common equine condition, often proves difficult for veterinarians to diagnose and treat. Recent UF/IFAS research into genetic factors contributing to the disease provides guidance on how to manage horses so owners ... READ MORE
New UF/IFAS research suggests Florida growers must carefully select hemp varieties and factor the length of a given day when scheduling when to plant.
Understanding hemp flowering behavior, or how it responds to light and varying daylengths ... READ MORE
There are 66 Florida mosquito control districts that suppress mosquito species populations by using integrated mosquito control methods.
A survey of the Sunshine State’s mosquito control districts has shed light on a variety of species ... READ MORE