• IFAS SVP Newsletter

    • Master Gardeners’ continued training conference scheduled for Kissimmee in October

      GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Has your green thumb reached the master level?  The University of Florida’s 34th Florida Master Gardener Conference for continued training is scheduled for Oct. 18-21 at Kissimmee’s Embassy Suites at Lake Buena Vista South. Organizers are encouraging … Continue reading

      UF/IFAS study: Muscadine grape seed oil may help reduce obesity

      See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Muscadine grape seed oil supplies a form of Vitamin E, giving scientists another clue to reducing obesity, a new University of Florida study shows. The oil may help mitigate the formation of new fat … Continue reading

      UF/IFAS invasives research facility likely to close

      GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A valuable UF/IFAS program that helps save the state millions of dollars annually in controlling invasive plants and insects will likely close after a veto by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday. An approved increase by the Legislature … Continue reading

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