Articles Tagged “Agriculture”
Published: Feb 26th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Irradiated, sterile flies dropped over seaports and agricultural areas to mate with unsuspecting females save food crops and millions of dollars in prevented infestations and the ensuing eradication efforts.
Published: Feb 6th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will celebrate 100 years of UF/IFAS Extension achievements and community service at Florida’s 2014 State Fair Feb. 6-17 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
Published: Jan 30th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers from the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida are closer to finding a possible cure for citrus canker after identifying a gene that makes citrus trees susceptible to the bacterial pathogen
Published: Jan 30th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kevin Folta, the interim chair of the University of Florida’s horticultural sciences department, has accepted the permanent job, Jack Payne, UF’s senior vice president for agricultural and natural resources, announced last week.
Published: Dec 16th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumers who are more concerned about what types of sugars are in their drinks will likely choose a less-sweetened beverage, although most people don’t know the difference between natural and added sugars, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Nov 5th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida faculty members and a staff member will receive the 2013 International Educator of the Year Awards from the University of Florida International Center.
Published: Sep 27th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’re feeling a little snacky this fall, University of Florida agronomy students can help.
Published: Sep 25th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have some encouraging results in the battle against citrus greening. They have identified citrus cultivars, in this case 16 citrus rootstocks, most of […]
Published: Sep 18th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation this week announced $4.5 million in grants to launch the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at universities across the country – including a $1.5 million grant to the University of Florida.
Published: Sep 16th, 2013
GAINGAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians are ardent fans of endangered species and want to see them protected, even if it means fines for violators or restrictions on personal freedoms, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences survey finds.