Monday, July 25, 2011

IFAS in the news, 7/25

Good morning! Here is the week's first IFAS news installment, where we link to news stories that mention or affect IFAS:

Mini 'crop copter' could be godsend for citrus growers, farmers, says UF professor (Polk),0,849678.story

Kids' bicycle nature tour planned for Aug. 2 (Escambia)

Proposed county budget would gut funding for agriculture (Miami-Dade)

Plants close to house are ailing (Miami-Dade)

Gardening advice: Carolina jasmine a spring bloomer; look to other vines for blooms in summer (Duval)

Wisteria gone wild (Okaloosa)

Hernando County events July 24-30 (under "Monday")

Local, food, science and health:

Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables

World's 50 most delicious foods

Sharp drop in U.S. chickenpox deaths with vaccine

EPA triggers fierce backlash over attempt to force Florida to clean up waterways,0,3043495.story

Caution: Look out for leaping sturgeon

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