With the recent interest that has been spurred by New Varieties Development & Management Corp.’s (NVDMC) FAST TRACK trial and option opportunity for fresh citrus selections, NVDMC, The University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP) are exploring the creation of a similar process ... Read More
Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP), New Varieties Development and Management Corporation (NVDMC), and Citrus Breeders at the University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) have been featured in an article on Growing Magazine‘s webpage outlining UF’s Fast Track release process and NVDMC’s FAST TRACK trial ... Read More
Through the cooperative efforts of the New Varieties Development and Management Corporation (NVDMC), UF/IFAS, and Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP), three new UF/IFAS citrus selections will be released to NVDMC’s “Fast Track Program”. In anticipation of the releases, NVDMC is holding a series of meetings around the state to ... Read More
Florida Trend has featured an article outlining the results of Florida TaxWatch‘s report on the fresh fruit & vegetable production in Florida. For more information, and to read the article, please visit Florida Trend‘s website.
The tomato variety ‘Tribeca’ has been featured in Growing Produce’s webpage. For more information, please visit Growing Produce’s webpage.
The Orlando Sentinel has featured an article on and an interview with Southern Hill Farms, a Florida-based blueberry farm. To learn more about this farm and the history of the blueberry industry in central Florida, and to watch the interview, please visit The Orlando Sentinel‘s webpage.
The Tampa Bay Times has featured an article on the history of the Florida blueberry industry, and the effects that the University of Florida’s blueberry breeding program has had on production. For more information, please visit the Tampa Bay Times’ website.
Four Citrus Rootstock varieties have been featured on Growing Produce’s webpage. For more information, please visit Growing Produce’s website.
Researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Plant Innovation Program are working to produce better-tasting fruits and vegetables. To learn more about the UF/IFAS Plant Innovation Program, please visit RFD-TV’s webpage, or the UF/IFAS Plant Innovation Program’s webpage.
Florida blueberry production has grown from the niche farmer’s markets and U-pick farms of 20 years ago, to becoming among the top blueberry production states in the nation. Florida’s blueberry production has continued to rise, increasing 14% from 2012 to 2013; industry leaders are expecting an even bigger crop this ... Read More