New research from University of Florida scientists found that some nutrients from inorganic fertilizers enter surface water more easily than those from biosolids.
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There is no shortage of interest or appetite for guacamole. When you consider the endless variety of recipes for dishes and dips that you can dig into, coupled with an annual designation of September 16 as National Guacamole Day, you might consider...
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Producers already use the software for many purposes. For example, many citrus growers want to take inventory of their trees, including the size of each tree. Gathering this data normally requires farmers to manually count trees and measure them....
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A University of Florida microbiologist's latest research found that disease-causing bacteria are competing with their human hosts for a key micronutrient.
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In their quest for a tastier tomato, University of Florida scientists are finding traits they believe will tempt consumers with flavor that triggers their senses even more. They’re making significant progress on improving the UF-developed...
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University of Florida scientists received a USDA-NIFA grant to research treatments for antibiotic-resistant bacteria in cattle. The researchers hope the newly developed antimicrobials could also hold possibilities for treating antibiotic-resistant...
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“Beauty and stress relief are probably the two most meaningful benefits trees bring to highways,” said Andrew Koeser, an assistant professor of environmental horticulture with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
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As a new school year starts, some students will spend time outside, in the fresh air. They’ll get their hands dirty growing food in school gardens. In the process, they may even improve their academic mastery.
8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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The new horror film "Crawl" centers around alligator attacks. The University of Florida's Croc Docs weigh in on the prevalence of alligator encounters.
12-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Farmers use fertilizer to put nutrients into their soil to help crops grow. When nutrients get into the soil, microbes can help plants grow by changing nutrients into other forms, such as nitrate or ammonium, that plants either use or are leached...
8-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT
As we enter February, which is American Heart Month, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences nutrition expert gives several suggestions to help you keep your heart pumping blood as it should.
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1-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission to sentinel chickens, horses and humans have been reported so far this summer.
6-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Laura Acosta, a registered dietitian at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, said three types of salads often come with lots of calories and are laden with fat and sodium.
27-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT
As we celebrate July 1-7 as National Clean Beaches Week, thousands, if not millions of people will flock to Florida’s shorelines. If visitors leave garbage, local residents will rid the debris from the shorelines, and some will get help from...
25-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Experts from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences can provide insight about hurricane preparation, agricultural crops, tree damage, hurricane-proofing your home and more.
1-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT