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UF among coalition of researchers tackling sustainable agriculture


January 30, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Agriculture’s grand challenge of feeding the world’s growing population while protecting the environment recently got a big boost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Carlene Chase, Cover Crops, Danielle Treadwell, Family, Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Horticulture, Michael Mulvaney, Mickie Swisher, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Research, Sustainable, Sustainable Agriculture, West Florida Research And Education Center, Youth And Community Sciences

UF/IFAS researchers get $2 million grant to study organic strawberry production


November 5, 2015

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will address production constraints for organic strawberry producers, thanks to a new $2 million federal grant. The grant comes ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Carlene Chase, Entomology And Nematology, Family, Horticultural Sciences, Mickie Swisher, Nematodes, Nifa, Usda

Farmers’ market phonies raise ire of some customers — but not all, UF researchers say


September 25, 2012

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Doing business with a farmers’ market phony selling non-local food might bother some shoppers, but not all, according to a new University of Florida study. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Crops, Economics, Farmers' Market, Marketing, Mickie Swisher, Xin Zhao, Zhifeng Gao

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