Pomegranates are sweet, juicy and one day they could grow abundantly in Florida. They taste good, and they’re full of nutrients, including antioxidants.
“The fruit and its products such as arils and juice are rich in phytochemicals and ... READ MORE
This summer, UF/IFAS Extension agents across central Florida will host free weekly webinars aimed to help residents maintain a healthy lawn and conserve one of Florida’s most valuable resource, water.
“The average residential irrigation ... READ MORE
Simple yard accessories hold standing water can serve as habitats for the immature stages of mosquitoes.
Known as container mosquitoes because of the small aquatic habitats they dwell in until adulthood, they include several invasive species ... READ MORE
Lupus is an autoimmune disease caused by immune cells that attack the body’s own tissues and cause chronic inflammation.
UF researchers have tested a new treatment in mice that suppresses signals that tell immune cells to jump into action.
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Looking to grow your own pumpkins? Then don’t let the summer go by without planning for calabaza in the ground.
If you live in the south or central Florida growing zone, June is prime time. Northern Florida counties need the hotter months ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences is honored to announce a new scholarship endowment, the Jon and Carol Gould Family Endowed Forestry Scholarship. This generous endowment will support rising ... READ MORE
Sweating is a critical tool to keep horses comfortable and healthy, but chronic idiopathic anhidrosis, a dangerous equine condition can impede their natural cooling mechanism and cause performance and health issues. For the first time, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
COVID-19 brought national food supply-chain disruptions, increased pressure on food banks and struggle for families across the country. The statewide UF/IFAS Extension victory garden program began as an effort to empower those in need to grow ... READ MORE
To the Wetzel family, a perfect day is one spent on the water fishing and enjoying each other’s company. For the past 10 years, they have added a volunteer component to their outdoors time by collecting samples for Florida LAKEWATCH.
The ... READ MORE
Increasingly, consumers want plants that support wildlife, such as pollinators. That’s why UF/IFAS researchers are combining hard and social sciences to ensure you get the “certifiably” wildlife-friendly plants you seek.
That’s right: ... READ MORE