Florida Citrus: ‘Marathon’ Mandarin Gives Growers Advantages

🕔Feb 7, 2019Commercial citrus growers will soon see a new seedless mandarin variety that stays on the tree longer, two traits farmers seek, say University of Florida scientists. ‘Marathon,’ an early season […]

Peanut Butter: A Brief History in Honor of National Peanut Butter Day

🕔Jan 17, 2019The peanut butter sandwich is about as American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie. But history tells us its origins date back to the ancient Incas and Aztecs. All […]

Florida: County-Level Estimates for Hurricane Michael Ag Losses

🕔Nov 27, 2018Hurricane Michael devastated coastal communities along the Florida Panhandle but the storm also caused significant agricultural crop losses well inland, as shown by a new report from the University of […]

Rice: New Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Varieties

🕔Oct 18, 2018Rice, the most widely consumed food crop in the world, takes a beating in hot weather. To combat the high temperatures, a global group of scientists, led by a University […]

Florida: Smart Irrigation Systems – SmartPath Tech Could Improve Water Usage

🕔Aug 1, 2018By testing new technology, University of Florida scientists will work with growers to encourage their use of alternatives to fresh water by using new smart irrigation systems. This way, growers […]

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