HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A team of scientists at the University of Florida have sequenced the genome of the internationally important ‘Tommy Atkins’ mango – a variety that originated from Florida and that is valued for its very long shelf life, ... READ MORE
Enzymes speed up chemical reactions inside cells. Like parts in a car, eventually they wear out and must be replaced, and that takes energy.
Scientists have found a way to evaluate how long a given enzyme lasts, letting them identify those ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida 4-H Youth Development Program, in partnership with the Florida Afterschool Network, Birdseed and Tkiba, is on a statewide search for the most innovative young entrepreneurs, inventors, creators, and businesspeople! ... READ MORE
[inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]Like so much of Florida, the Suwannee River Estuary is changing, with shifts in land- and water-use reshaping the area’s environment and economy in the next several decades.[/inlinetweet]
But before ... READ MORE
Most of the world’s coffee is grown in tropical regions. However, a changing climate could allow coffee to grow farther north — for example, in Florida.
To understand how that might work, scientists with the University of Florida are already ... READ MORE
Scientists have launched an effort to predict where invasive animal species will move in the southeastern United States in response to changes in climate and land use.
The goal is to help wildlife management agencies to stay ahead of ... READ MORE
Steve Cooper was only 26 years old when he became director of Camp Cherry Lake, an overnight camp for 4-H youth in northern Florida.
Cooper was working at a lumber retailer in the Pensacola area when the then director of 4-H Camp Timpoochee ... READ MORE
Snook, a prized game fish, have been moving farther north in the Gulf of Mexico during the last few decades as hard freezes become less frequent
Researchers have tagged 20 snook to track their movements during the winter when the fish ... READ MORE
Don’t assume you know what your partner wants to do. Talk with your partner about how they want to spend Valentine’s Day.
Put away distractions, including your phone. Give each other your undivided attention.
Single on Valentine’s ... READ MORE
Two faculty members and one alumna from the University of Florida/IFAS food and resource economics department received national awards at the annual Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) conference this week.
Lisa House, Misti ... READ MORE