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New blueberry variety honors benefactor and UF alumnus Alto Straughn

When Patricio Muñoz developed the University of Florida’s newest blueberry variety, he wanted to name the fruit in honor of Alto Straughn, a longtime, strong supporter of UF’s blueberry breeding program. “A ‘sentinel’ is a… Read More

UF/IFAS officials unveil new Straughn Extension Professional Development Center

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida officials opened a new building Thursday that will be a second home for extension faculty gathering in Gainesville for professional… Read More