Published: Nov 28th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A cut of beef once ground into hamburger has become one of the nation’s most popular steaks, thanks to a processing method co-developed by a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Oct 11th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — From fast food to dog food — new cases of contaminated cuisine seem to be a regular part of the modern news cycle. Tomatoes haven’t escaped mention in the ever-growing list, but the likelihood of their reappearance is about to shrink.
Published: Jul 18th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rongling Wu is out to prove Mark Twain clearly didn’t know a darn thing about genetics.
Published: Jul 5th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — And you thought kudzu was bad.
Published: Jun 28th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, FLA — The free ride is almost over for the “evil weevil” destroying Florida’s native bromeliads.
Published: Jun 21st, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Farmers are told not to count chickens before they hatch, but for citrus growers it’s a little different – knowing how much fruit is on their trees can help them make better decisions about managing and harvesting the crop.
Published: Jun 4th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Imagine life with fewer Saturday afternoons stuck behind a noisy lawn mower.
Published: May 24th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On June 9, the final horse race of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, will run. But there’ll be more than confetti to pick up afterwards.
Published: May 10th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a prime example of how an exotic insect can wreak havoc on landscape plants and cause millions of dollars in damage, the Asian cycad scale has invaded South Florida and quickly spread throughout the state.
Published: Mar 19th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s human population is growing but the state has fewer dairy farms and cows, according to University of Florida researchers, who say retailers may need to rely more on out-of-state milk in the summer and fall when local supplies run dry.