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By Christy Wideman on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 6:30 pm
UF Researchers and researchers from the Tropical Research and Education Center, USDA and the Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce have found an alternate way to control the spread of Laurel wilt, a disease that threatens Florida’s avocado industry.
By Ana Rojo on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 10:24 am
The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center received the Forest Stewardship Council’s chain-of-custody certification on Oct. 28. GREC is the first power plant in the country to receive this certification.
By Taylor Widom on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 3:46 pm
Loften High School’s Growing Education Training program is bringing job skills and healthy living to intellectually disabled students. The gardening-based program hopes to bring the students’ products to local school cafeterias.
By Norman Galang on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 3:28 pm
Environmental documentary to showcase in Rome this October. Director and community members share their thoughts on the impact of old electronics.
By Daniella de la Campa on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 9:37 pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission developed an app that will help scientists gather data on the locations of gopher tortoises. The app could help better track the threatened species.
By Heather van Blokland on February 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
By Jacob Schrull on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am
Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.
By Jaime Sloane on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 8:39 am
Because only one local hunter applied for the position before the proposal’s initial Sept. 25 deadline, the county has extended the application cutoff to Oct. 8.
By Lauren Rautenkranz on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:45 am
In response to data indicating unusually high levels of disease-carrying mosquito populations, the Alachua County Health Department is reminding people to take protective measures.