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For Rice, Warmer Earth Brings Uncertain Future, UF Research Shows

Published: Nov 30th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Temperature increases anticipated as part of global warming appear to significantly reduce rice yields, a finding that has worrisome implications for the third of the world’s population that relies on rice as a primary staple.

UF Professor: Santa May Arrive By Boat Or At The Cape In Sunshine State

Published: Nov 29th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Newcomers to the Sunshine State may pine for the snow and mistletoe of a northern Christmas, but Florida’s warm weather version is probably closer to the original holiday in Bethlehem, says a University of Florida professor.

UF Survey: Consumer Confidence Steady Despite Election Uncertainty

Published: Nov 29th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite the contested presidential election and intense volatility in the stock market, consumer confidence in Florida remained steady in November, boding well for holiday sales, University of Florida economists said today.

Sweet Smell Of Success: New UF System Helps Dairy Farms Reduce Odors

Published: Nov 22nd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With hundreds or thousands of cows eating, drinking and, well, doing what cows do naturally, dairy farms have earned a reputation for bad odors.