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UF researchers identify citrus cultivars that show promise in battle against greening

UF researchers identify citrus cultivars that show promise in battle against greening

Published: Sep 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have some encouraging results in the battle against citrus greening. They have identified citrus cultivars, in this case 16 citrus rootstocks, most of […]

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence continues downward trend

Published: Sep 24th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence declined one point in September to 76, continuing a four-month slide, according to a University of Florida survey.

New report shows UF among nation’s leaders in startup launches

Published: Sep 18th, 2013

SVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida helped create 15 startups last year, ranking fourth nationally just behind leading institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a new report.

New UF-developed strawberry varieties are bred with a focus on flavor

New UF-developed strawberry varieties are bred with a focus on flavor

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With the time for Florida growers to plant strawberries right around the corner, it won’t be long before Florida-grown strawberries appear in grocery aisles.

Survey finds concern about impact of interest rates on Florida real estate markets

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rising interest rates could dampen the recovery of Florida’s real estate market, a new University of Florida survey suggests.

UF: Floridians’ confidence in economy stays same in August

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence level was unchanged in August, matching July’s revised reading of 77, according to a University of Florida survey. July’s level was the first time confidence had declined after four months of increases.

UF: Innovation Hub spawns 250 jobs in just 20 months

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at the University of Florida has contributed to the creation of 250 jobs in just its first 20 months, new figures show, and the three-story incubator already has more than two dozen tenants.

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence drops three points in July

Published: Jul 30th, 2013

Related Graphic GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians sank three points in July to 78 from a revised reading of 81, after edging upward for four consecutive months, according […]

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Standing in the dairy aisle, hand on a gallon of milk, a consumer might wonder why reports of falling dairy prices aren’t reflected in a lower price on the milk he’s eyeing in his neighborhood grocery.

Sid Martin Biotech Incubator ranked world’s best for biotech in global benchmarking study

Published: Jul 23rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was ranked “World’s Best University Biotechnology Incubator,” according to an international study conducted by the Sweden-based research group UBI.