Thursday, May 29, 2014

UF/IFAS in the news, 5/28

Lots of high-profile UF/IFAS news today:


Many partners; many changes: Extension service celebrates 100 years (Marion)


Shortage of agricultural scientists is a real problem

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down (fifth item – Brevard)


Tracking Dust From Around The World

"The Earth Strain" --Have Our Space Missions Contaminated Mars? (Today's Most Popular)


Researchers create easy, cheap way to trap bed bugs


Planning Trumps Indecision – Prepare Now for Hurricane Season, Expert Says


St. Lucie County reminds residents to skip the nitrogen/phosphorous this summer


Food briefs for May 28, 2014 (Volusia – farmers’ market item)



Other news:


Fla. sea turtle nesting season is here


Why a lot of military vets like farming




Voters in Two Oregon Counties Approve Measures Banning GE Crops


U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan by End of 2016

Food’s Big-Picture Guy (opinion)



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