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The farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants with some sort of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, etc. Farming also implies individual or corporate ownership of the stock being cultivated. [AGROVOC]

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New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought

Megan WinslowApril 9th, 2024A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS,) provides an in-depth estimate of food loss and food […]

Survey now open: Florida agricultural producers encouraged to share Hurricane Idalia impacts

Kirsten Romaguera RabinSeptember 7th, 2023GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hurricane Idalia made landfall the morning of Aug. 30 near Keaton Beach, Florida, but the Category 3 storm’s northeastern route brought rain and high winds to coastal regions along the western peninsula and inland agricultural counties. The UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) uses surveys after natural disasters, seeking information on observed […]

Research Report: Dr. Ashley Smyth

moniquescogginJune 26th, 2023In this installment of TREC’s Research Report, you’ll learn about Dr. Ashley R. Smyth, an Assistant Professor in the UF/IFAS Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences Department and her research. Promoting emerging agricultural enterprises UF/IFAS is committed to fostering integrated team science to address challenges faced by Florida and the world. To promote and grow emerging […]