Blueberries get lots of media attention for their antioxidant benefits, but a new UF/IFAS study shows 60 percent of blueberry purchasers buy the fruit for its flavor.
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Traditionally, strawberry growers spray weekly to preserve their crop. But a UF/IFAS model can help them save more than $1 million in a decade-span on an average 26-acre farm by telling them optimal times to spray.
5-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Study looked at panther behavior at two Florida cattle ranches, confirmed calf predation as a problem.
31-Jul-2014 10:10 AM EDT
Yeast, sugar and water combine to lure the deadliest berry pest in U.S. Add a drop of dishwashing liquid, and the bug drowns. That way, growers can monitor how many of the spotted wing drosophila are on their farms and know how much, or little to...
31-Jul-2014 9:10 AM EDT
For decades, crystal-clear water bubbling from the ground has driven Florida tourism, via scuba divers, canoeists, boaters and swimmers, but today, many of those springs aren't healthy. Although the blame for algae-choked springs is often pinned on...
29-Jul-2014 9:45 AM EDT
Lots of people are eating gluten-free diets, but perhaps for the wrong reasons, a UF/IFAS researcher says. Such diets, while necessary for those with celiac disease, may lack nutrients essential to good health.
29-Jul-2014 8:55 AM EDT
Many parents assume the Internet leads to negative behavior in their children. But a UF/IFAS team of researchers found kids gained more of a sense of "community" by using the Internet in two after-school programs.
15-Jul-2014 9:15 AM EDT
Researchers examine survival rates for healthy mosquitoes and those carrying West Nile virus, under varying environments. The results were complicated, but intriguing.
10-Jul-2014 4:00 PM 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
UF/IFAS Horticulture Specialist Wendy Wilber explains how you can use Perennial Peanut in your Florida lawn.
15-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT
UF/IFAS Sustainability Expert Dr. Wendell Porter offers a solution to old electronics that no longer work - recycling them.
14-May-2014 3:30 PM EDT
UF/IFAS Entomologist Dr. Norm Leppla talks about these pesky insects that fly around twice a year and leave multiple stains when colliding with vehicles.
9-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT
FDA's proposed changes to nutrition labels on packaged foods and beverages are great, but will likely be a big reality check for consumers, UF professor and nutrition expert suggests.
27-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST
3-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST