IRREC in the News

Current Events

News about UF Indian River Research and Education Center, or IRREC faculty members and students is published in trade magazines, local newspapers and in the IRREC News newsletter. Additional media venues such as the local NPR affiliate station WQCS-FM 88.9 interview faculty members and students.

Graduate student Ricardo Lesmes conducts roots research with peach trees
Linda Seals is interviewed by WQCS 88.9 FM radio about her new role as a regional sustainability practitioner
Dr. Rhuanito "Johnny" Ferrarezi's CUPS (Citrus Under Protective Screens) research funded

Dr. Ronald D. Cave has been appointed to IRREC Interim Director, we are pleased to announce. Dr. Cave has served for more than a decade as an Entomologist in biological control.

The University of Florida/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center welcomes Dr. Jawwad Qureshi, one of the world's few experts in Integrated Pest Management as it pertains to citrus production.

The University of Florida/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center welcomes Dr. Liliana Cano to its faculty of research professors. Dr. Cano is a Plant Pathologist with 12 years experience. See links below to news stories.

Recent News Features

News Release: Dr. Ronald D. Cave Named IRREC Interim Director
News Feature published in "The Packer" : Dr. Jawwad Qureshi Hired to Fight Citrus Greening
Feature about Dr. Liliana Cano
Fresh Plaza
UF Newswise
Orlando TV WKMG

The UF/IFAS Norman C. Hayslip Biological Control Research and Containment Laboratory news feature.

Op-Ed in the New York Times

Although IRREC Professor Dr. Brian Boman is not referenced in this news, his extension work in Haiti greatly contributed to the program's success and to the local grower's sustainability as a producer, and as a citizen of Haiti.

WQCS-FM 88.9 radio interview with Dr. Brian Boman
Florida Grower Magazine
UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center Social Media