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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

CALS Faculty & Staff Nominated for Career Influencer Awards

By Sammie Walker, Manager of Integrated Partnerships – CALS, Career Connections Center The University of Florida Career Influencer Awards celebrates the collaboration and innovation of our partners who have had an exceptional impact on career development and career… Read More

From Participants to Counselors: Three CALS Students Return to the Florida Youth Institute

Each year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) hosts a week-long summer program for high-school students to learn about food insecurity on a local and global scale, experience Florida agriculture and natural resources, and share ideas… Read More

Animal sciences graduate creates resources for horse owners during COVID-19

When Aly Morrison was approached about creating national resources for horse owners on essential equine care and personal preparedness plans during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, she immediately offered her design skills and talents. Since October 2019, Morrison,… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

From Intern to Agent at UF/IFAS Extension

UF/IFAS Extension agent helps two girls plant seeds in a garden

By Cassidy Dossin, UF/IFAS Extension Agent in Clay County (’19 animal sciences major) My internship with UF/IFAS Extension in the summer of 2018 was pivotal in shaping my college experience and gave me direction in my pursuit of… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS Graduate Students Inspire Children to Study Bugs with ‘Celebration of Insects’ Event

Celebration of Insects

Scientists from the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab (FMEL) and Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) invited children ages six through 12 to join them for a morning of collecting, observing, discussing and releasing insects at Heathcote… Read More