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Neal Dunn Showcases UF/IFAS and Backs More Support for Agricultural Research

Last week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., paired up with the Florida Farm Bureau to showcase the work of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) North Florida Research and Education Center in Live Oak.

Florida Agriculture Department Launches Additional County Farmworker COVID-19 Testing Availability

The ongoing efforts to provide access to testing for farmworkers is part of a partnership with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), and local county governments.
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FDACS Takes Action to Protect Miami-Dade County Lychee Trees

On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) announced the treatment of lychee trees in Miami-Dade County, the first of eight Florida counties undergoing eradication, for lychee erinose mite (LEM) to protect trees and crops from severe damage.