GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell two points to 90 in April, its lowest level in 20 months, reflecting concerns about higher gas prices and interest rates, and a declining stock market, University of Florida economists report.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Boaters and bathers along northeast Florida beaches this summer may notice a new and unwelcome addition — an invasive mussel that already plagues the state’s Gulf coast where it’s killing native shellfish and covering manmade objects.
UF Researchers Say New, Bigger Low-Carb Potato With Different Taste Will Give Consumers More Choices
HASTINGS, Fla. — Following the January debut of the first low-carb potato that’s now a popular item in supermarkets, University of Florida researchers say a larger and tastier version of the spud will be available to consumers in May of this year.
Double trouble: UF/IFAS researchers find another termite in South Florida as destructive as Formosan ’super termite’
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Another highly destructive termite – a close relative of the Formosan “super termite” that’s gnawing its way across many Southern states – has become established in South Florida, according to University of Florida researchers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As standardized tests show that many high school students lack crucial reading skills, a University of Florida study finds that hiring reading coaches for their teachers may actually help the students in the long run.