EDITOR'S NOTE: This information was compiled in 2017 and remains relevant to any future storm preparation and recovery needs.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida residents scramble to prepare for another hurricane, agriculture operators ... READ MORE
By Ricky Telg
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is ... READ MORE
LIVE OAK, Fla. --- When the staff at the University of Florida IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center decided to transform the facility’s farm, their only thought was helping local growers to succeed. Little did they know that ... READ MORE
By Rebecca Burton
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Florida is known for its pristine beaches, endangered species still rely on residents and visitors to keep their habitat clean. In celebration of National Clean Beaches Week (July 1-7), University ... READ MORE
LIVE OAK, Fla. --- Scientists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are helping state growers save money by managing wireworms in their sweet potato farms.
Wireworms became a problem in Florida after ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Participants in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension program saved 65 million gallons in outdoor irrigation in 2016, enough to supply 15 subdivisions with water for a year, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Growers are bracing for a cold snap tonight that could cost them thousands of dollars in damage. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension agents and researchers are here to help.
A ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Protecting the water Floridians will need for the 15 million additional residents projected to live here 50 years from now means getting today’s 20 million Floridians to conserve water, ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Are you concerned about how your water tastes? Do you want to know how much you use, or whether we’ll have enough water for the next generation? A new University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE
HOMESTEAD, Fla. --- Her career at UF/IFAS spanned 20 years, starting as Dean for UF/IFAS Extension and later working as director of three research and education centers. Now, Chris Waddill is ready to retire.
On Oct. 31, Waddill ... READ MORE