With about 200,000 migrant farmworkers in Florida, UF/IFAS Extension and the UF College of Medicine will screen as many as possible for various health conditions and give them nutrition information to help improve access to much-needed health care. First stop, Wimauma. Then, they hope, the rest of Florida.  As partContinue Reading

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is urging farmers to participate in a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) study on the pandemic’s impact on agriculture and aquaculture businesses. The study will help inform government decisions on disaster relief and recovery. “This unprecedented pandemic is taking a tollContinue Reading

On Friday afternoon, University of South Florida Police Department received notification of a non-student female who fell from an upper level of the Beard Garage at USF Tampa. USF Police say the victim was a 25-year old Port Richey resident and a University of Florida (UF) graduate student completing herContinue Reading