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Floridians passionate about, but puzzled by, endangered and invasive species

    Photo cutline below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians would likely support a 1 percent sales tax bump to prevent and eradicate disruptive invasive species, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural… Read More

UF/IFAS survey reveals Floridians conflicted about immigrants, related policies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians have negative feelings about undocumented immigrants, but an overwhelming majority favor policy that would allow such immigrants a path to U.S. citizenship, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and… Read More

Local food makes up 20 percent of Florida’s eat-at-home market, UF study shows

Baskets of okra offered for sale at a farmers’ market. UF/IFAS photo by Tyler L. Jones GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians are buying more food grown locally or regionally and retail sales are higher here than… Read More

PIE Center move will increase its prominence in UF/IFAS

Four months after winning recurring state funding, the Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center) will be moving from a department-level center to an IFAS-wide center. Effective Nov. 1, the… Read More