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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

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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

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Students at UF-TREC received scholarships sponsored by the Dade County Agri Council at annual luncheon.


March 2, 2018

Homestead, FL - For the last 55 years, the Annual Agricultural Farm Tour and Luncheon tours different agricultural operations to showcase the diversity and uniqueness of farming in South Florida’s subtropical climate. Additionally, the Board ... READ MORE

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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

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