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UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm offers education, fun


March 12, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Milk may be sold in supermarkets, but it comes from cows – that’s the lesson being offered this Saturday at Family Day at the Dairy Farm, a free open-house event ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cow, Dairy, De Vries, Family Day At The Dairy Farm, Hague, Milk, Open House

UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm returns March 16, public invited


February 5, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Last year’s open house at the University of Florida dairy farm was so successful that organizers were “moo-tivated” to repeat the event, which returns to Alachua ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cow, Dairy, De Vries, Family Day At The Dairy Farm, Farm, Hague, Milk

Beneficial bacteria control effects of Southern corn rust, aflatoxin in silage, UF/IFAS researchers find


October 4, 2012

Photo cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Corn silage is an important dairy feed but it sometimes harbors an unwelcome addition – Southern corn rust, a fungal disease that thrives under hot, humid conditions. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Invasive Species, Livestock, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Adesogan, Aflatoxin, Bacteria, Corn, Dairy, Rust, Silage

Florida small farms conference slated for July 27-29


July 3, 2012

Click here for high resolution version. Caption at the bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference is a one-stop shop for anyone who has thought about starting a farm or supporting local foods. The ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida, Florida Small Farms And Alternative Enterprises Conference, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Michael Shuman, Small Farms, University Of Florida

Under lab conditions, Salmonella can reach tomato fruits through leaves, IFAS study shows


November 10, 2011

Caption at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Food-safety experts have long believed that Salmonella bacteria could only enter tomatoes through wounds in the stem or fruit — but a new University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Food Safety, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ariena Van Bruggen, Florida Tomato Committee, PLoS One, Reggie Brown, Salmonella, Tomatoes, Van Bruggen

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