Florida

Supporting Veterans and Responding to Farm Stress

Farmers and ranchers across the country continue to struggle amidst the current farm crisis.

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Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting U.S. citrus trees

Dog detectives might be able to help save ailing citrus groves; research published Monday suggests.

NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

Safer Fresh Tomatoes

​Tomatoes are a highly nutritious source of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients.

Beneath the Earth, the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Holds a Key to Crop Growth

Like much of what lies just beneath the earth’s surface, soil microbes present a mystery. University of Florida scientist Sarah Strauss seeks to help untangle the web of intrigue surrounding soil microbes to improve agricultural production in Florida and globally.

'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss

Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.