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UF/IFAS, Immokalee officials are working together to get residents moving and eating healthy

IMMOKOLEE, Fla. — Adelaida Rodriguez, 34, walked quickly along North 1st Street in Immokalee recently, keeping up with her three sons, ages 8, 6 and 4, as they rode their bikes to Ciclovia Immokalee!, what is becoming a… Read More

UF has experts for back-to-school news stories on head lice, lunchbox germs & more

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has experts for back-to-school news stories on head lice, lunchbox germs & more. 1. HEAD LICE: Head lice, an easily transferable pest, are often found in children due… Read More

New UF-developed plant databases and models could lead to more nutritious foods

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Creating virtual plants could solve real problems, such as reducing vitamin deficiencies in humans, according to University of Florida researchers. They are developing databases and computer models… Read More