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Introducing South Florida to the calabaza market


May 3, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Alternative Crops, Geoffrey Meru, Nutrition, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension

UF-TREC recognitions at the 56th Annual Ag Tour and Luncheon


February 27, 2019

At 56th Annual Ag Tour and Luncheon, UF-TREC was highlighted with recognition to Emeritus Professor Dr. Waldemar Klassen and graduate students being awarded scholarships for their research work. Homestead, FL – Over the past 56 years, the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Students, Tropical Research And Education Center

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

UF Researchers Seek to Develop Tastier Mangos


September 4, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mangos make for a tasty, nutritious snack or side dish. To help meet consumer demand for more flavorful mangos without grit or fibrous flesh, University of Florida scientists will try to identify superior varieties so mango ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Alan Chambers, Aroma, Citrus Research And Education Center, Crop, Food And Resource Economics Department, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grant, Horticultural Sciences, Jonathan Crane, Lisa House, Mangos, Taste, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF College Of Medicine And Director Of The Center For Smell And Taste, Yu Wang

Plant Diagnostic Director from Tropical Research and Education Center invited to speak at Kew Garden at First State of the World’s Fungi Symposium


August 27, 2018

MIAMI, Fla. – Romina Gazis, a newly hired Plant Pathologist at The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the Tropical Research and Education Center located in Miami-Dade County, has been invited to speak at the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Romina Gazis, TREC, UF/IFAS

UF Names Evans New Director of Tropical Research and Education Center


August 15, 2018

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

Category: Agriculture, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS

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

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