Interested in improving food security and healthy nutrition in our growing urban areas, consumers are getting involved in urban agriculture
Today more than 15% of our food in the United States originates from within metropolitan areas in ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- According to the National Institute of Corrections, 7% of all children in the U.S. have had a parent in jail or prison at some time in their lives.
For many years, social scientists have sought to understand the impact ... READ MORE
The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida.
For the study, ... READ MORE
RUSKIN, Fla. --- Craig Watson started his aquaculture career early. At 16, he started working on a tropical fish farm in Miami. Eventually, while attending Florida State University, Watson worked at an aquarium and tropical fish store in Tallahassee.
“That ... READ MORE
IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Florida watermelon growers, the most productive in the nation, face two new viruses. But finding a disease is the first step to managing it, says a University of Florida scientist who helped pinpoint the diseases.
From 2017-2020, ... READ MORE
Name: Ziynet Boz
Position: Assistant Professor
Hometown: Mersin, Turkey
Years with UF/IFAS: 8 months since I started my position. I completed my Ph.D. here at the ABE department between 2013-2017 as a Fulbright scholar and completed ... 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
Tons of dead fish lined the shores around Tampa Bay in the wake of this summer's red tide, and those carcasses make great homes for flies. A University of Florida scientist wants to know whether flies can carry red tide toxins -- known scientifically ... READ MORE
As a University of Florida professor, Bala Rathinasabapathi spends many hours in the lab and the classroom – not to mention at his office. He puts just as much emphasis on student success as he does on his scientific pursuits.
Often student ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Fred G. Gmitter, Jr., professor of horticulture and citrus breeder at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Citrus Research and Education Center, has been recognized as a 2021 Fellow by the ... READ MORE