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Cultivating better Florida mangoes – UF/IFAS scientists sequence DNA to support, grow a domestic industry


March 25, 2021

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

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #ufifasagronomy, Alan Chambers, Featured Hot Topic, Genome, Mango, News, Plant Breeding, Tommy Atkins Mango, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center
Aerial view of Suwannee River

How UF scientists are predicting the future of the Suwannee River Basin


March 10, 2021

[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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Coasts & Marine, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Angie Lindsey, Center For Public Issues Education, Christa Court, David Chagaris, Micheal Allen, Nature Coast Biological Station, News, Ricky Telg, Suwannee River Estuary, Water Institute, Wendy Graham
Coffee plants in the field

Florida-grown coffee? How UF scientists are using AI to serve up the possibilities


March 8, 2021

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #aiatuf, Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Coffee, News, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Soil And Water Sciences
UF scientists tagging snook

Scientists collaborate with Duke Energy to tag snook to learn more about winter survival and migration patterns


February 16, 2021

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

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Charles Martin, Citrus County, Nature Coast Biological Station, News, Snook
Hearts on a keyboard

How to make Valentine’s Day special, according to a UF relationship expert


February 9, 2021

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: News, Smart Couples, Valentine's Day, Victor Harris
awards and recognitions

UF food and resource economics faculty, alumna recognized for impact in field


February 9, 2021

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

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food And Resource Economics, Lisa House, Misti Sharp, News

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