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Cultivating better Florida mangoes – UF/IFAS scientists sequence DNA to support, grow a domestic industry

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A team of scientists at the University of Florida have sequenced the genome of the internationally important ‘Tommy Atkins’ mango – a variety that originated from Florida and that is valued for its very long… Read More

Food and Resource Economics Advisor Receives Professional Award

Danielle Shu, academic advisor for the UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED), recently received the Region III William Leftwich Outstanding New Professional Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). The award was presented virtually… Read More

FFGS Renaming Ceremony

The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation is now the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences (FFGS). The new name was announced Monday at a brief outdoor ceremony. FFGS started as a forestry department… Read More