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Sustainable wastewater phosphorus recovery: keeping the P local

In a recent study, researchers at the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department (SWSD) demonstrated that small wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) can benefit from struvite recovery. This method lowers...

Dr. Bhadha receives 2020 Seymour Goldweber Award

Dr. Jehangir “Jango” Bhadha received a 2020 Seymour Goldweber Extension Professional and Enhancement Award. Bhadha is an assistant professor of Soil, Water, and Nutrient...

September is National Rice Month

We set aside September to celebrate National Rice Month. While it is a minor crop in Florida, it still plays...


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September 29,2020, Growing America, Local UF Professor Garners Third Professorship Award

September 22, 2020, Growing Produce, Cover Crops at the Center of Search for Sustainable Ag Solution

September 17, 2020, Growing America, New NIFA-Funded Research to Examine Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems

August 6, 2020, Lake Okeechobee News, UF studies phosphorus in EAA farm runoff

July 13, 2020, Florida Today, Can toughest 'Darwinian' clams cleanse Indian River Lagoon?

July 12, 2020, Tampa Bay Times, A community approach to protect water quality

June 22, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Citrus Professor Awarded by UF/IFAS Extension Peers

June 4, 2020, Fort Myers News-Press, Fertilizer ordinances across Southwest Florida hope to curb nutrient pollution, stop algae blooms

June 2, 2020, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Guest Editorial: Summer storms mean runoff

May 29, 2020, Southeast Produce Weekly, UF/IFAS Research Adapts To COVID-19 Era

May 21, 2020, The Florida Alligator, Bored during quarantine? Try going green

May 21, 2020, Growing America, What happens After You Flush (toilets/septic systems)

May 18, 2020, WUFT, Out of Sight, Still a Blight

May 15, 2020, HortiDaily, UF/IFAS appoints interim director of Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

May 1, 2020, The Packer, Updated citrus nutrition guide helps growers deal with greening

April 26, 2020, Growing Florida, Waiting to Fertilize Your Bahiagrass Pasture?

April 9, 2020, Citrus Industry News, Irrigation Management Advice for HLB Trees

March 30, 2020, Growing America, UF Plant and Soil Diagnostic Labs Essential to Florida Agriculture, Economy during COVID-19

March 27, 2020, Citrus Industry News, Irrigation Management for Young Citrus Trees

March 25, 2020, Growing America, Water scientists to virtually connect with pre-K to high school students through Facebook Live

Feb. 28, 2020, VSC News, UF Water Institute Symposium Addresses Complex Issues

Feb. 13, 2020, Growing America, Citrus Producers Utilizing Screen Structures to Minimize Greening

Feb. 11, 2020, Bay News 9, UF Scientists Encourage Women to Pursue STEM on International Day of Women in Science

Feb. 10, 2020, Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland, The drugs which end up in our sewers, drains, and rivers

Jan. 31, 2020, Herald News (Klamath Falls, OR), Science of Soil: KBREC welcomes new agronomist

Jan. 28, 2020, The Business Report, UF Online Programs See New Gains in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Jan. 14, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Eco-Mowing Is Part of Cover Crop Research

Jan. 1, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Soil, Cover Crops, and Compost

Dec. 13, 2019, Newswise, An Urbanized Florida Means More Stormwater Ponds, Invasive Plants

Dec. 3, 2019, Pensacola News Journal, UWF, UF researchers will study issues facing Northwest Florida estuaries

October 21, 2019, Progressive Farmer, Climate Answers in the Soil

October 21, 2019, Brevard Business News, NEW UF-led study finds bacterial similarities among diseased coral species (page 10)

October 7, 2019, Citrus Industry News, Graduate Students Play Big Role in Research

August 29, 2019, Science News for Students, Mystery disease is killing Caribbean corals

August 19, 2019, Southeast AgNet Radio Network, UF Student Wins Scholarship to Find Solutions to Seagrass Loss

August 13, 2019, Crestview News Bulletin, It all depends on soil pH

July 24, 2019, Global Engage, Improving Crop Production Through Understanding the Soil Microbiome

July 17, 2019, WUFT, Sandy Soil And Rising Seas Spell Septic Tank Disaster In Florida

July 13, 2019, WINK-TV, UF scientists test SWFL soil to help farmers

July 8, 2019, Southeast AgNet Radio Network, Beneath the Earth, the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Holds a Key to Crop Growth

July 6, 2018, ABC7 Chicago, Water bottle warning: Can you start a fire if you leave bottled water in your car?

June 26, 2019, Vice News, The Everglades Is on Fire, But It’s Actually Fine

May 31, 2019, Florida Alligator, UF researchers use compost to reduce water usage

April 15, 2019, WUFT TV, Compost Study at Fred Cone Park

April 5, 2019, Marco Eagle (Marco Island, FL), UF scientists identify project that could help Marco waterways

March 27, 2019, Tampa Bay Times, Column: The Spirit of World Water Day, Every Day

February 25, 2019, Florida Alligator, 68 countries, one mission: UF professor studying soil to fight world hunger

February 15, 2019, WFSU News, UF Researchers Say People Are Moving Away From Lakes And Rivers

February 14, 2019, UF News, "My Dream Is For Food Security Worries To Be Something Of The Past"

January 2, 2019, Citrus Industry News, Manage Soil pH and Nutrition for HLB

December 11, 2018, Growing Produce, Growing Under Cover a Big Deal for Florida Citrus

December 4, 2018, The Packer, Florida conference to reveal citrus grower research

November 5th, 2018, Florida Trend, $3.5 Million USDA Grant Could Help Florida's Grapefruit Industry

October 26th, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Scientists hope to turn algae into marketable goods 

October 16th, 2018, UF News, Meet some of the UF students working to feed the world

September 9th, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Six UF/IFAS students receive NSF research fellowships

July 30th, 2018, The Clewiston News, New chief agricultural scientist chosen for SW Florida

July 9th, 2018, NewsDeeply, How Much Water Do Coho Salmon Need?

May 15, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Retired UF professor receives France's highest honor

January 31, 2018, Florida Alligator, A disease is killing Florida's oranges. UF researchers received millions to stop it

January 14, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Study finds nitrates not only problem affecting springs

January 5, 2018, The Apopka Voice, District and UF complete collaborative three-year investigation into Florida springs' health