Ag Labs Open For Business…With Modifications – DTN Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Amid coronavirus-related lockdowns, most states and university administrations have deemed soil and plant diagnostic testing laboratories as “essential” services, able to remain open to accept samples from farmers and scientists […]

Florida: Extension Works to Bring Pesticide Licensing Online Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) are working to identify ways to provide online testing for certified pesticide applicators while in-person testing is unavailable […]

Corn: Increasing Ground-Level Ozone Levels a Hidden Threat Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
Like atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone is on the rise. But ozone, a noxious chemical byproduct of fossil fuel combustion, has received relatively little attention as a potential […]

Florida: UF is 5th Best Online Program, Offers 2 Ag-Related Majors Jan 15, 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019
UF Online has risen to No. 5 in the 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best online programs in the country, up from No. 12 in […]

Rice: New Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Varieties Oct 18, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018
Rice, 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 […]

Rice Blight: Research Works to Block Disease Pathogens Aug 11, 2017

🕔Aug 11, 2017
What is known as “rice blight” is a dreaded plant disease that endangers rice harvests throughout the whole of South-East Asia, especially India, as well as large parts of Africa […]

Agricultural Research: University of Florida Joins Call for Increased Fed Funds Jun 16, 2016

🕔Jun 16, 2016
The University of Florida and 12 other prominent research institutions in the United States joined the SoAR Foundation today in calling for a surge in federal support of food and […]

Florida: Peanut Planting and Variety Decisions Apr 17, 2015

🕔Apr 17, 2015
Peanut planting time is just around the corner for most of the Florida panhandle, and warm April temperatures across the southeastern peanut belt mean that planting could begin sooner rather […]

Tung Trees: Beautiful, Toxic, and Need to be Taken Out Mar 31, 2015

🕔Mar 31, 2015
The highway from Monticello to Tallahassee (US 90) is famous for its summer blooming crape myrtle trees donated by nurseryman Fred Mahan. This month, there’s another historic tree flowering along […]

AgFax Outdoors: Freshwater Jellyfish Sighted in Florida is No Bigger Than a Penny Mar 31, 2015

🕔Mar 31, 2015
Yes, you read the title correctly, it says freshwater jellyfish in Florida! The first time I encountered these unusual aquatic creatures was while swimming in a small lake in southern […]

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