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UF: Florida’s consumer confidence stays level for first time in months

Published: May 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians remained at 68 in May, ending three consecutive months of decline, according to a new University of Florida survey.

UF study: College-age Facebook users react negatively to site’s ads

Published: May 16th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Customers often “like” businesses on Facebook, but when it comes to those companies’ ads on the social networking site, “dislike” is closer to the mark, says a University of Florida study of college-age users.

UF: Insecticide resistance developing in psyllid that carries citrus disease

UF: Insecticide resistance developing in psyllid that carries citrus disease

Published: May 9th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In Florida’s war against citrus greening, producers face a new threat — the insects they’re fighting are becoming less sensitive to insecticides, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF: Florida biotech industry outpaces nation

Published: May 5th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While the biotechnology industry has weakened across the U.S., Florida has seen a 21 percent jump in the number of biotech companies since 2008 and a surge in investment, according to the University of Florida.