Published: Dec 27th, 2001
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — When it comes to stopping one of the most destructive insect pests in Florida, it’s a bug-eat-bug world.
Published: Nov 27th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence made a modest gain in November, but with overall confidence down for the year, lackluster holiday sales are likely, University of Florida economists said Tuesday.
Published: Oct 9th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With the exception of citrus groves, the value of farmland in Florida increased during the past year, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: Oct 5th, 2001
QUINCY, Fla. — Grab a biscuit: Homegrown cane syrup is making a comeback.
Published: Oct 1st, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leisure travel for college-educated African Americans is often tainted by the ordeal of racial discrimination as more than three out of four black tourists report biased treatment in sit-down restaurants, new University of Florida research finds.
Published: Sep 25th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence in Florida dropped sharply in September to its lowest level in more than five years, with the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon almost certain to sink the state into recession, University of Florida economists said today.
Published: Sep 11th, 2001
BELLE GLADE, Fla. — An experimental plot of rice known as Thai jasmine comprises only a tiny fraction of the rice grown annually in Florida, but that humble beginning may one day lead to thousands of acres of the prized crop if a University of Florida researcher is successful.
Published: Sep 6th, 2001
MELBOURNE, Fla. — In an effort to protect Florida residents from hurricane devastation, the University of Florida has joined federal agencies and private businesses to develop affordable wind-resistant homes.
Published: Aug 30th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With a rapidly growing population and visits from 41 million tourists annually, Florida might be expected to have a growing litter problem.
Published: Aug 28th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence in Florida dipped slightly in August, reflecting a growing pessimism among consumers that could foreshadow a weak holiday shopping season, University of Florida economists said today.