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New IFAS Dean Plans to Modernize Extension

Dr. Andra Johnson, who started as dean of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension on Nov. 1, emphasizes that one of his chief duties is

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Signs of the Season Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Florida Is Second-Largest Producer of Bell Peppers in U.S. by TERESA SCHIFFER   Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida   If Peter Piper lived in Florida, he would love

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Plant This, Not That

UF/IFAS Extension’s Guide Identifies Invasive Plants by TORY MOORE, UF/IFAS correspondent Florida’s climate makes a cozy environment for a variety of plant species. The downside is that invasive and potentially

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The Beauty of Bok Tower

Intricate, Carefully Planned Details Make Carillon Tower One of a Kind by TIM CRAIG   Even the drive into Bok Tower Gardens is a work of art.   As the

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‘Bitter Is Better’ for Craft Beer Enthusiasts

UF/IFAS Researchers Try Their Hand at 22 Hops Varieties  by BRAD BUCK,  UF/IFAS correspondent   If you hopped over to the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center and tasted the

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A Learning Process

Florida Hemp Farmers Use Lessons of Previous Years to Forge Ahead by TERESA SCHIFFER When then-Governor Rick Scott opened the door in 2017 for universities to cultivate hemp for research

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Capturing a Fleeting Scene

Lakeland artist Daniel Butler works to preserve the disappearing natural Florida landscape. story by PAUL CATALA photos by MICHAEL WILSON Daniel Butler has spent time in ditches, standing in the

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Florida Ag Expo to Bring Cutting-Edge Science to Growers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Gulf Coast Research and Education Center is your center. It exists to serve you. So you’re always invited.   Please

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Signs of the Season Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

by ERIKA ALDRICH Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida  When it comes to naming the lifeblood of the Florida agriculture industry, there’s a good case to be made for

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Embracing Her Role

Intermediate Florida Beef Ambassador Excited to Share Her Passion by TERESA SCHIFFER It’s only natural that 13-year-old Reagan Hancock of Levy County would be named this year’s Intermediate Florida Beef