Wednesday, August 7, 2013

UF/IFAS in the news, 8/7

Good morning! Today’s UF/IFAS news:


Light wavelengths can heighten crops' taste, aroma, study finds (Highlands)


Light Can Change Flavor and Scent in Plants and Fruits (audio)


One Scientist’s Quest: Improving The Flavor Of Commercial Tomatoes

Nutrition Expert Offers Advice for Packing School Lunches

Choosing the right silage additives

EXTENSION CONNECTION: Nixon named Okaloosa Innovator (Jackson, Okaloosa)

Extension update: Do you take advantage of direct deposit? (Suwannee)

Timely Tendings: Vegetable gardening and preparations (Pinellas)

Local food happenings (under “Chutney”)


Florida Oceanographic to host Florida Master Naturalist Program


Extension services to host fertilizer and water quality workshop (Lee)

Pasco garden notebook for Aug. 7 (+Hernando)

Bright Lights & Red Carpet - Aug. 5, 2013 (Indian River, under “gardeners get growing”)

Camp Corral offers military children a week of fun (GALLERY)



And… other news:


Yemen says it has foiled an al-Qaeda plot

Shands, NFRMC fare poorly in Consumer Reports ranking

80% of FL Hospitals Penalized

Dolphins display memory better than elephants, study finds

The $4 Million Teacher

UF asks Gator Nation for $800M to achieve pre-eminence



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