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Bugs as snacks among UF/IFAS experts’ predicted 2018 food trends

Dec 01, 17 Bugs as snacks among UF/IFAS experts’ predicted 2018 food trends

Posted by in Featured Stories, Livestock

By: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — From eating bugs for protein to raising chickens in your backyard to eat their eggs, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences experts say some food trends grow in popularity over time. Here are the food trends for 2018, as predicted by some...

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Commissioner Putnam Announces Winners of Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award

Dec 01, 17 Commissioner Putnam Announces Winners of Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award

Posted by in Agriculture, Featured Stories, Livestock

Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 • Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced the recipients of the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes the environmentally innovative farming techniques of...

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UF researcher identifies new invasive ant in Florida

Nov 01, 17 UF researcher identifies new invasive ant in Florida

Posted by in Featured Stories, Health & Farming

by beverlymjames@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have discovered a new invasive ant species in south Florida that can have dire consequences for homeowners and for surrounding ecosystems. The yellow ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi, is native to Madagascar and is...

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Trees can help to conserve energy when planted in urban landscapes

Nov 01, 17 Trees can help to conserve energy when planted in urban landscapes

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By Mary Carol Sheffield Georgia’s Arbor Day comes in February, but fall is the ideal time of year to plant a new tree in your landscape. Trees planted now will have time to produce new roots before they have to supply water to lots of thirsty leaves next spring. Planting now means the tree will require less maintenance when spring...

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