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UF/IFAS study: New information changes few opinions on GMOs, global warming

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — First impressions are important. So much so that even armed with new information, many people won’t change their minds about genetically modified foods and global warming, a new University of Florida study shows. In fact,… Read More

UF/IFAS study: Wheat yield to decline as temperatures increase

See cutline below See video here: bit.ly/1Cbois7 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For every degree Celsius that the temperature increases, the world loses 6 percent of its wheat crop, according to a new global study led by a University of… Read More

UF researcher: Southeast must prepare for wild weather from climate change

Caption at bottom GAINESVILLE, Fla. —  People who live in the southeastern United States should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions – everything from heat waves to poorer air quality – caused by climate change,… Read More

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found, for the first time, that crop models predicting yields for one of the world’s most important crops begin to disagree under… Read More

Food, sustainability and climate change experts to speak in Gainesville April 2-3

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida will host a climate symposium April 2-3 that will feature leading authorities on food, sustainability and climate change. Registration has closed for the event, but members of the media are welcome… Read More