Farmers around the world face unique challenges in their effort to provide abundant, safe and flavorful food. One often overlooked issue for farmers is climate change.
“The environment has a huge impact on plant health and reproduction,” ... READ MORE
By RUTH BORGER
APOPKA, Fla. --- Florida citrus growers may have a new tool to help them slow the presence of citrus greening in already diseased trees. While there is no cure for Huanglongbing (HLB), researchers at the University of Florida ... READ MORE
If you give mom a plant for Mother’s Day, you might appreciate the aroma and aesthetics of the flower you bought – and flora in general. You might even wonder how the plant got to the retailer or nursery in the first place.
Many plants ... READ MORE
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UF/IFAS now has an active and permitted Clonally Propagated Hemp Cultivar Approval Program that is part of the Industrial Hemp Pilot Project.
Owners of industrial hemp ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Pilot Program is launching a virtual workshop with research and program updates, available online beginning January 11 for $40. The workshop consists of a collection of pre-recorded lectures and prepared documents ... READ MORE
Some livestock, pets and even children occasionally nibble on poisonous plants, presenting a potential pitfall to the animals and youth. Now, a new, free app designed by UF/IFAS researchers and Extension faculty helps you identify toxic plants.
Not ... READ MORE
James M (Monty) Knox III was known for his love of horticulture, being arguably the biggest Florida Gator football fan out there and knowing all the best restaurant spots around the state.
Monty’s parents James and Nada started a small ... READ MORE
Yilin Zhuang joins the UF/IFAS Extension central district as a Regional Specialized Agent (RSA) in water resources.
UF/IFAS Extension RSAs cover multiple counties and specialize in a specific program area. Zhuang’s specialty is in water, ... READ MORE
By Kim Scotto-Kelley
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For the second year in a row, students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) geomatics program are partnering with a Florida family farm to promote agritourism.
The Single ... READ MORE
By Ruth Borger
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) industrial hemp pilot project has passed a critical milestone towards understanding the potential of growing hemp throughout Florida.
Hemp ... READ MORE