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UF/IFAS Extension, Hastings Farmers Explore Sweet Potatoes as Alternative Crop


UF/IFAS Extension and researchers help farmers in the Hastings agricultural area explore sweet potatoes as an alternative crop.
29-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Local Food Opinion Leaders’ Can Help Bridge Gap Between Farmers, Consumers


As consumers increasingly desire local food, opinion leaders can encourage others to eat healthier food and, in doing so, improve the local economy, according to new University of Florida Food and Agricultural Sciences research.
24-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

As Zika Spreads, UF/IFAS Faculty on Front Lines Battling the Virus


Entomologists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are studying the ability of at least two mosquito species to transmit the virus, and they're examining ways of reducing pesticide resistance. They’re also...
22-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What’s Easier: Turning Off Water Indoors or Outside?


Apparently, it’s more convenient to Florida residents to save water while brushing their teeth than to cut back on lawn irrigation, according to a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences report.
18-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Homeowners Value Property Value Boost Brought About by City Trees


If a city plants trees near a residential area, most homeowners value the likely subsequent increase in their property values, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study shows. And they’re willing to pay an...
17-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lobster Season

Lobster season has started in Florida
15-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mosquito ID School

UF/IFAS is helping ID mosquitoes that can spread disease.
15-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ghost Orchid

UF/IFAS is helping save the Ghost Orchid.
15-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

UF/IFAS Experts Available for 2016 Hurricane Season

31-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT

UF/IFAS Expert Available to Talk About GMO Ruling.

17-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Avocado Tree-Destroying Pathogen Now in 61 of 67 Florida Counties


The only counties not to have reported laurel wilt are Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla – all in the Panhandle, said Crane, a faculty member at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, Florida....
4-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT

Earth Day Is Coming! UF/IFAS Experts Can Talk About How Trees Help Humans and the Environment.

13-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT

UF/IFAS experts available to speak on National Nutrition Month®

This year’s theme is ‘Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.’ UF/IFAS experts Linda Bobroff and Karla Shelnutt can talk about many areas in which individuals and families can eat to live healthier lives.
7-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

UF/IFAS Expert: Fisheries Won’t Meet Need of Exploding Population, but Aquaculture Will

The world’s fisheries are a great source of protein, but even with the best management, they won’t be able to meet the needs of a global population expected to exceed nine billion by 2050, a University of Florida Institute of Food and...
7-Mar-2016 8:05 AM EST

UF/IFAS Faculty Experts Can Talk About the Connection Between Mosquitoes and the Zika Virus.

5-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

UF/IFAS Financial Expert Says Powerball Winners Should Be Prepared and Discreet


Your next step is going to be whether to take an annual payment or one lump-sum payment.
13-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

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