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One Night in the Tropics Event 2018


October 2, 2018

On November 17, The University of Florida, IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center, located in Miami-Dade County in the heart of The Redland, will celebrate its 5th annual fundraising dinner event One Night in the Tropics. You won’t believe ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Event, Fundraising, Research, Students, TREC

UF Plant Clinic First Line of Defense for Growers, Landscapers, Homeowners


September 17, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The homeowner has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new, high-end home in an expensive subdivision. But the white colonial was covered in tiny black spores. Lynn Griffith, a horticultural consultant and expert on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: News, Plant Clinic, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS

Controlled burn in TREC’s Pine Rockland


September 10, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. The Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) has an 8.5-acre fragment of Pine Rockland, one of the most imperiled habitats on earth. Only about 4 percent of Pine Rockland habitat remains in Florida. Periodic fires, which ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, , Wildlife

New Crop for Florida thanks to UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Research Project


August 13, 2018

Did you know that University of Florida /IFAS researchers (scientists) are working on a new crop for the Florida industry: it is the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Project! I found out all this information when I attended one of three educational ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Agroecology, Alternative Crops, Crops, Florida, Hemp, Pilot, Research, TREC, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS Experts: Skip the Roses and Go Straight for the Orchids on Mother’s Day


May 7, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- What’s better than roses on Mother’s day? Orchids, which are easier to take care of and can last for years, according to University of Florida experts. Wagner Vendrame, a professor of environmental horticulture at ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: IFAS, Mother's Day, News, Orchids

New Serious Pest of Lychee Trees Found in Florida


March 19, 2018

Daniel Carrillo1, Alexandra M. Revynthi1, Jeff Wasielewski2, Christian Miller3 and Jonathan H. Crane4 The Lychee Erinose Mite (LEM), Aceria litchii (Figure 1), was found in a 3-acre commercial lychee orchard in Lee County on Pine Island, FL ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: News, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center

One Night in the Tropics Event


October 2, 2017

The University of Florida-Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC)'s 4th One Night in the Tropics event is under way. This year’s celebration is a special one as our community has suffered major losses due to Hurricane Irma. After ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Work & Life

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