New UF/IFAS economist comes ‘home,’ looks to help harness resources

By Brad BuckSpecial to the Immokalee Bulletin IMMOKALEE — Kim Morgan is coming home, in a manner of speaking. Morgan graduated from the University of Florida three times. Mostly recently, she began her position as an associate professor of food and resources economics for the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee. For […]

There’s no stopping this ‘Retired’ agent

By: Brad Buck Special to the Immokalee Bulletin IMMOKALEE – He may hold the title “emeritus,” which means “retired,” but Gene McAvoy remains active with UF/IFAS Extension and research, helping bring farmers’ concerns back to UF/IFAS scientists. In fact, he just won the Researcher of the Year Award from the Florida Tomato Committee. For the […]