Please click the link below to read an article on the exciting impacts that the newly released strawberry variety, ‘Florida Brilliance’, is having on the Florida strawberry industry! https://www.morningagclips.com/florida-brilliance-shines-on-strawberry-industry/
Dr. Alfred Huo, a plant breeder and Assistant Professor at the UF/IFAS Mid Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka, Florida, has recently been awarded a grant to explore the development of new hop cultivars well adapted to production in Florida! Read more here: http://southeastagnet.com/2019/01/08/uf-researchers-to-breed-a-new-variety-of-florida-friendly-hops/
Please visit the following links to view the newly released peanut variety test results from 2017: UF/IFAS Peanut Variety Fact Sheets UF Peanut Variety Performance Results (2014-2017) 2016-2017 – Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi Test Results – Yield, White Mold, and Leafspot General Performance and Characteristics of Current UF/IFAS Peanut Varieties ... Read More
Check out this article from Dr. Jack Payne, Sr. Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Florida, regarding the new ornamental plant breeder hired at UF/IFAS’ Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, Dr. Heqiang “Alfred” Huo. Click here!
Brad Haire of Southeast Farm Press visited the University of Florida’s Peanut Field Day at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL on August 11th. Check out his article and interview with UF Associate Professor and Peanut Breeder, Dr. Barry Tillman! Click here!
Please join us for Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.’s 2015-16 Annual Membership Meeting and Convention on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, Florida. The meeting with start at 9:30 AM Eastern. We have an excellent program planned with 2 concurrent focus sessions ... Read More
Florida Grower/Growing Produce published a column written by Mr. Peter Chaires of the New Varieties Development and Management Corp. regarding four new citrus selections that have been approved for release by UF/IFAS that will enter into the 3-tier Fast Track evaluation program. Please click the link to read more! “4 Fresh Florida Citrus Selections ... Read More
The Southeast Farm Press published a reminder for producers regarding intellectual property rights on plant varieties. Please click the link to read more! “Make sure you’re following the rules before planting seed”, Southeast Farm Press, Paul Hollis. http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed