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Florida Sea Grant agent launches program to assess microplastic in state’s coastal waters

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As a Florida Sea Grant  agent with the University of Florida’s Extension program, Maia McGuire has spent years educating Floridians about how plastic garbage can kill large animals such as turtles and sea birds if they eat … Continue reading

UF/IFAS study: Most homeowners can’t properly assess damage to their trees

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next time a storm tears up your yard, let an expert assess the damage to any trees. A study from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences shows that homeowners perceive the risk … Continue reading

UF/IFAS study: Although it’s a niche market, guava can be profitable

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Asian guava orchards can bring nine times the profit as mango and avocado, all staples of South Florida’s agricultural sector, a new University of Florida study shows. But Edward “Gilly” Evans, a UF/IFAS … Continue reading



Early Career Scientist Seed Fund

Due:  October 29, 2015

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Due: November 6, 2015 (5pm)

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