Published: Dec 27th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose three points to 69 in December, reflecting a cautious optimism in the economy, according to a recent University of Florida survey. Though the latest figure is only one point below the level set in December 2010, it also marks the highest rank in the past nine months.
Published: Dec 1st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida real estate experts and investors were pessimistic for a second consecutive quarter, despite encouraging signs in the rise of occupancy rates and prices in the rental apartment market, a new University of Florida survey finds.
Published: Nov 29th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The consumer confidence index among Floridians remained at 65 in November, a ranking that matches a revised mark set in October and is only six points higher than the record low of 59 set in June 2008.
Published: Oct 25th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After a modest gain in September, consumer confidence among Floridians fell a point in October to 63, four points above the record low of 59 set in June 2008, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: Oct 19th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, doctors and pharmacists have warned people to steer clear of fresh grapefruit or grapefruit juice when taking certain medicines.
Published: Oct 14th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida grape researcher Dennis Gray has been awarded a five-year, $2.2 million specialty crop grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to continue his work toward creating disease-resistant, seedless muscadine grape varieties.
Published: Oct 13th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has helped to forge a deal between the Kingdom of Spain and the state of Florida initiating the groundwork for collaborative research that could boost the state’s aerospace industry.
Published: Oct 13th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Thanks to its connection to a famous Confederate secretary of state – and a lot of work by University of Florida historic preservation students – the Gamble Plantation State Historic Park in Ellenton has been elevated to a higher historic status.
Published: Oct 11th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bacteria that could potentially help corals resist the devastating disease white pox have been found by researchers at the University of Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory.
Published: Oct 6th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A breakthrough in pine tree breeding will lead to forests better adapted to climate change and bioenergy use, University of Florida researchers report.