Monday, June 9, 2014

UF/IFAS in the news, 6/2

Good morning! Lots of UF/IFAS news over the weekend:

Mission of UF/IFAS Extension evolves through 100-year history (Tampa Bay area)


University of Florida researchers discover another piece in puzzle of deadly citrus greening


Venemous or not? How to tell

UF study finds 1 in 5 people confuse “local” and “organic” foods




Study Finds HLB-Infected Citrus Prime Spot For Species To Communicate, Play Tricks

Experts say weather behind love bug decline

Keep insect pests from ruining your landscape (Lake)


Citrus root health to be a focus of citrus expo seminars


Garden Help: Things to do to brighten your landscape in the June heat (Clay)


Cooler weather may have lessened annual lovebug invasion (Alachua/Marion)


Cohousing group looking for families to join in (PREC mention)


Perennial peanut field day June 7


Clean It Up! Homemade Cleaners Class June 10th (Washington)

Soybean Farmers Keep a Cautious Eye on Expanding Kudzu Bug Populations


Nominate Bulls for the Florida Bull Test by June 13


Your Good News: Awards and Honors From Clubs and Organizations Around Polk (4-H, pages 3 and 4)




Other news:


Florida president questions Jon Horford’s transfer


USDA Forecasts Record Agricultural Exports


Those sickened by drug now up to 28; shop is raided

Florida defeats Baylor, advances to Women's College World Series Finals

UF ousted from NCAA Tournament after Regionals loss to UNC




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