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Scientists to study crippling tomato disease to lay groundwork for prevention


July 22, 2020

A destructive disease known as bacterial spot can ruin tomatoes anywhere it strikes. That's why University of Florida scientists want to understand how the pathogen that causes the disease spreads and evolves on farms. A couple of quick statistics ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Bacterial Spot, Economy, Epidemic, Epidemiology, Eric Goss, Garry Vallad, Grant, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Jeffrey Jones, Mathews Paret, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Nifa, North Florida Research And Education Center, Pathogen, Plant Pathology, Tomatoes

New UF/IFAS Report Shows Florida Agriculture, Natural Resources and Food Industries Grew 2007-2016


September 18, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The latest installment of an annual report from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences reveals some good news about the state’s economy – from 2007 to 2016, the portion of Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Horticulture, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Economic Growth, Economy, Food And Resource Economics Department, News, UF/IFAS

UF/IFAS report: Florida’s ag, natural resources industries strengthened post-recession


December 13, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New financial figures from Florida’s agricultural and natural resources sector show that the state’s economy continues to rebound from the Great Recession of 2007-2009. In calendar year 2015, Florida’s agricultural, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Court, Economy, Food And Resource Economics, FRED, Hodges, Rahmani, Report, Statewide

UF forms task force to address Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery collapse


September 17, 2012

Photo cutlines at bottom of page. Click here for high-resolution Karl Havens photo and here for high-res oyster bed photo. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Responding to the oyster fishery collapse in Apalachicola Bay, experts with the University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apalachicola, Economy, Franklin County, Havens, Oyster, Sea Grant

New UF/IFAS Study: Florida Agriculture, Natural Resource and Related Industries Have $101.9 Billion Value-Added Impact and Generate Second Largest Number of Jobs in the State


February 29, 2008

By: Chuck Woods Source: Alan Hodges - awhodges@ufl.edu, 352-392-1881 x312 GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- At a time when the nation's slowing economy is tipping toward recession, one of the largest and most stable sectors of Florida's economy continues ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Alan Hodges, Economy

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