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UF/IFAS Extension Offers ‘Hands on, Holistic’ Approach to Science of Cattle Reproduction


To help those in the cattle industry better understand reproductive science and incorporate new techniques into their businesses, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension offers annual reproductive management...
20-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

December 3 Is Dine in Day

Though most people know that family meals are important, finding time to sit down and share a meal together can be a challenge. Dine In Day promotes the importance of homemade, group meals in fostering family and community relationships, encouraging...
19-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, UF/IFAS Extension Faculty Step Up as ‘Second Responders’


From housing evacuated livestock to manning the phones at local emergency operations centers, UF/IFAS Extension faculty across the state put in many long hours and a few sleepless nights keeping people safe and informed during Hurricane Matthew.
19-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Florida Ag Expo to Highlight Emerging Crops, Ways to Battle New Pests


Created as a way to showcase the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, the Ag Expo is a one-stop resource for Florida fruit and vegetable producers.
18-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UF/IFAS Avocado Irrigation App Should Save Money, Water


Avocado growers now know that a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences mobile irrigation app works well to save money while maintaining crop yields. This data, reported in a new study, is critical for an industry that has...
17-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UF/IFAS Researcher: Study Shows Federal School Lunch Guidelines Lead to Healthier Choices


Researchers investigated how the nutritional content of National School Lunch Program entrées chosen by students varied across different socioeconomic and demographic groups and impacted their health. When healthier menu items replaced less healthy...
13-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UF/IFAS Researchers Project Beetle Could Cause $17 Billion Damage to Loblolly Pine in South

For the study, researchers looked at the economic impact of anticipated invasions of more ambrosia beetles from Asia into the southern United States. Invasive wood borers, such as the ambrosia beetle, transmit disease-carrying fungi to several North...
12-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UF/IFAS Researchers Find Biological Treatment for Cow Disease; Could Help Humans, Too


The study’s findings suggest chitosan microparticles kill bacteria in cow uteri, said KC Jeong, assistant professor of animal sciences at UF/IFAS. He said it may someday be possible for chitosan microparticles to be used to help humans who have...
11-Oct-2016 8:05 AM 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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