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Research Demonstrations, Including Drones, on Tap at Southwest Florida Research and Education Center Open House

WHO: Southwest Florida farmers and the public will see and hear about the latest scientific discoveries and ongoing research at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center. WHAT: Come to the UF/IFAS...
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UF/IFAS Leads Multistate Research to Reduce Pepper Diseases; Boost Production

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Peppers are popular. Consumers eat all kinds, including jalapenos, habaneros, chilis and more. Because people eat so much of the fruit, they’re worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the Florida and national...
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Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds, Help Preserve Environment

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Like many farmers nationwide, citrus growers are looking for any edge in their fight against weeds, and they’d rather use fewer chemicals to control the plants, says a University of Florida scientist. That’s because...
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