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Seeds of change, grant will help farmers face challenges of climate change

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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… Read More

Water quality of top priority to new central Florida UF/IFAS Extension agent

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

Labeling in the horticulture industry – consumers are paying attention

Consumers are willing to pay more for fruit plants with labels that incorporate logos they recognize, a recent University of Florida study finds. As the first research of its kind, the findings may help growers… Read More