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    • Specialty Crop Conference slated for Aug. 15 in Jacksonville

      Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The First Coast Specialty Crop Conference, created by UF/IFAS, comes to Jacksonville on Aug. 15, the first of five new regional conferences in 2015 and 2016 across the state. The conference has evolved … Continue reading

      Survey: Floridians care about endangered species, want to know more

      GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Floridians are passionate about conserving and protecting plants, animals and their habitats, but they feel woefully uninformed, according to a survey by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources. “People seem to … Continue reading

      Shining a red light to slow downy mildew on basil

      Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Basil can add a little zest to any meal. But downy mildew disease threatens the herb’s very existence. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers are trying to manage the … Continue reading