Don't Miss The 2019 Florida Ag Expo!

The Florida Ag Expo will be held on November 21, 2019 at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center(GCREC). This year's event will be one you don't want to miss, so come out for a day of networking, education and a chance to see first hand all of the great work being done at the GCREC!

What's Happening at the GCREC?

Florida Ag Expo Updates

RSS Vegetable & Specialty Crop News

  • A Look Inside the GCREC
    Faculty members at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC) pride themselves on providing cutting-edge research for Florida’s agriculture industries. Located in Wimauma, the 475-acre facility sits in the heart of Hillsborough County. The center features large fields of research plots, laboratories, educational programs […]
  • VSC Expo Brings Research to the Growers
    The 2019 Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo (VSC Expo), held in conjunction with the 28-year-old Citrus Expo, saw some great success with the largest crowd in Expo history on August 14-15 at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida. With more than 200 exhibitors and a stellar education program, themes “Growing Stronger,” growers […]
  • Managing Rot and Mildew Diseases in Muscadine Grapes
    By Karla Arboleda Growers should scout for and manage diseases in muscadine grapes. The disease-tolerant variety can still have issues with black rot, ripe rot and angular leaf spot, which are the most predominant diseases in muscadine grapes. Phil Brannen, Extension fruit disease specialist at the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, […]