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Category: Work & Life

UF/IFAS offers “How to Start a Food Business in Florida” workshop for entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Have you been thinking of turning your grandma’s delicious cake recipe into a cake-selling business?  Or maybe all your friends have told you that you should bottle your homemade organic salsa and sell it? Soo… Read More

6 UF/IFAS faculty named as Research Foundation professors

Pictured top (left to right) Robert Fletcher, Michelle Danyluk and Bin Gao; second row (left to right) Zhenli He, Jose Eduardo Santos and Gary Peter. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Six University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members, who… Read More

UF/IFAS, Immokalee officials are working together to get residents moving and eating healthy

IMMOKOLEE, Fla. — Adelaida Rodriguez, 34, walked quickly along North 1st Street in Immokalee recently, keeping up with her three sons, ages 8, 6 and 4, as they rode their bikes to Ciclovia Immokalee!, what is becoming a… Read More

UF/IFAS research, breeding showcased at Flavors of Florida

Cutline at bottom GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Faculty from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences produce some of the nation’s tastiest fruits and vegetables. Researchers at UF’s Plant Innovation Center breed new cultivars and conduct… Read More

UF/IFAS hosting ONE WORLD summit to address feeding the world’s growing population

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — — How do you address all of the issues associated with feeding the world’s estimated 9 billion people by the year 2050?  One way is to share great ideas and that’s exactly what more than… Read More