Category: Work & Life

UF/IFAS, Buckeye break ground for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Click here for full image. Caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal that, by 2030, a third of the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels would be replaced… Read More

UF releases first citrus cultivar; Sugar Belle packs a tasty punch

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sugar Belle — a bold mandarin orange hybrid that ripens in time for the winter holiday market — will be the first University of Florida-created citrus variety intended for commercial production. The mandarin hybrid-a mix… Read More

Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, UF research shows

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Good news for your utility bills and the environment: New University of Florida research shows that landscape shrubs need much less water to establish healthy roots… Read More