Dr. Yuncong Li is the Professor of Soil and Water Quality at UF/IFAS Tropical Research & Education Center and a recently elected Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). His research at the University ... READ MORE
Recently Vice President for UF/IFAS, Dr. J. Scott Angle, introduced some of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiatives being implemented at UF/IFAS Tropical Research & Education Center (TREC). Among the initiatives he mentioned was Dr. ... READ MORE
What does fall feel like in South Florida? Not much different from summer, actually. Unlike the rest of the country, we don’t get cold weather or leaves changing colors to indicate this seasonal change. If it wasn’t for national chains blasting ... READ MORE
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
Zack Brym wanted to gather a few farmers together to talk about growing industrial hemp in Florida. He thought he’d sit down with a dozen or so people.
Nearly 300 signed up.
In three workshops across the state, prospective hemp growers ... READ MORE
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
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
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Edward “Gilly” Evans, a longtime agricultural economist at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been named director of the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, ... READ MORE
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
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – They don’t wear capes and tights, but the new University of Florida faculty members hope their research will help grow the state’s agriculture and natural resources, and stave off enemies that threaten industry.
The ... READ MORE