North Central Florida is quilt made of different industries that go beyond citrus and other commercial crops. The coronavirus pandemic took a hit on the economy, slowing down research for various industries such as livestock and aquaculture.
To bring enterprising industries, the University of Florida has launched a new state program called SEEDIT. Research for SEEDIT should begin in the fall when the University of Florida plans to reopen. UF’s Institute Food and Agriculture Sciences dean of research, Robert Gilbert, Ph.D., spearheaded the program.Learn more about What’s Growing On: UF/IFAS SEEDIT Program.
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