Please join us for Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.’s 2021-22 Annual Membership Meeting and Convention on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the UF/IFAS Alachua County Extension Office in Newberry, Florida. The meeting will start at 9:00 AM Eastern. We have an excellent program planned with the following presentations: Dr. Rob Gilbert, ... Read More
Please join us for Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.’s 2018-19 Annual Membership Meeting and Convention on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, Florida. The meeting will start at 9:30 AM Eastern. We have an excellent program planned with the following presentations: Dr. ... Read More
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!
The 2016 UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna, FL on Thursday, August 11th. The event will start at 8:00 AM CDT. Please click here for additional information. We hope to see you there!