Published: Dec 27th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence rose six points to 90 in December, reflecting optimism about gas prices, the stock market and job growth, and boding well for holiday retailers, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Dec 21st, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s quail hunting season, but where are the birds?
Published: Dec 15th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Buoyed by the effects of an intense drought, otherwise harmless snails likely killed off thousands of acres of salt marsh in the Southeast in recent years.
Published: Nov 29th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Optimism about falling gas prices caused Florida’s consumer confidence in November to rebound, rising four points to 84, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Nov 8th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Few homes escaped damage in the Florida counties most directly affected by last year’s hurricanes, and household repairs are continuing at a slow pace, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Nov 3rd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Starting next summer, the University of Florida will take an innovative approach to graduate student education through a program that will give students a wider range of knowledge and experience through fellowships that take an interdisciplinary approach to research.
Published: Oct 31st, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite threats from people in storm-ravaged areas to move away, new University of Florida research shows that the devastating 2004 hurricane season had little or no effect on Florida’s 2004-2005 population growth.
Published: Oct 27th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To learn how tiny amounts of mercury affect wildlife – especially wading birds in the Florida Everglades – University of Florida scientists are beginning a five-year study at the new Wetlands Ecological Research Aviary in Gainesville.
Published: Oct 25th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained unchanged in October at 78, but declines in two of the index components portend trouble for retailers this holiday season, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Oct 20th, 2005
HASTINGS, Fla. — Pumpkins are a familiar sight in grocery stores at Halloween, but you won’t find many on Florida farms – the hot climate creates tricky growing conditions that are no treat for the cold-loving gourds.