After the housing boom of the early 2000s came the bust. At that time, a South Florida Realtor asked UF/IFAS housing specialist Randy Cantrell what motivated people to buy homes after the bust. Cantrell found several factors, and some surprises.
31-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Two of the most destructive termite species in the world are swarming together in South Florida. They might mate, forming a hybrid, and that worries the UF/IFAS scientists who found the superswarm.
25-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT
Brandon Lam studies protein and pathogens to hopefully find a solution to autoimmune diseases like lupus. His research is so good he has been chosen to present his work at an academic symposium in Washington, D.C., in April.
19-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Land managers use prescribed burns to help prevent wildfires and protect the ecosystem. They prefer to burn every few years, but costs, liability and proximity to development prevent them from performing the prescriptive burns.
17-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Leslie Sturmer is rooted in the culture - or should we say "aquaculture" - of the little Gulf Coast fishing village of Cedar Key. For 22, she has helped those in the aquaculture industry in Cedar and across Florida thrive.
3-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST
Communities wrestle with all sorts of issues: crime, poverty, housing, recreation. Sometimes experts help them solve their problems. Two, like the UF/IFAS faculty members chosen to attend the Kettering Foundation, will help Extension agents train...
23-Feb-2015 9:35 AM EST
UF/IFAS Extension Working to Help Farmers and Ranchers Keep It All in the Family with AgSave$ Program
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Extension program, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Department of Financial Services, are stepping up with the AgSave$ Program, designed...
4-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST
Sea turtles and coral reefs may hold the keys to improving Florida's offshore health and economy. Two UF/IFAS scientists are getting in on the ground floor of a new alliance that aims to improve the health of Tampa Bay's waters.
2-Feb-2015 9:50 AM EST
Only one in six people successfully stay with a diet and exercise regimen that leads to better health. But because it's American Heart Month, a UF/IFAS expert offers tips on how to eat and exercise for the long term.
6-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST
26-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
Professor William Messina with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is an expert on Cuba's economy.
17-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
UF/IFAS Entomologist Dr. Lisa Taylor explains why these fascinating creatures are good to have around.
4-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
8-Sep-2014 7:00 AM EDT
A fun family vacation does not have to break the bank - University of Florida/IFAS Financial Expert Dr. Micheal Gutter explains how to have fun in the sun without going in the red.
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
What is a deductible? How about a co-payment? UF/IFAS Financial Expert Dr. Micheal Gutter explains these terms and more.
5-Jun-2014 9:45 AM EDT
27-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT