Category: Events

Florida Ag Expo Promotes Alternative Crops for Florida Growers

Blackberries, hops, pomegranates and more were highlighted at our recent Florida Ag Expo with a focus on providing alternative crops for central Florida growers.  With the citrus greening issues nearly devastating Florida’s top crop in recent years, growers… Read More

Soil & Water Sciences Research Forum Cultivates Scientific Leaders

By Jessica Pardo, Communications Specialist, SWSD Students of the University of Florida’s (UF) Soil and Water Sciences Department (SWSD) presented their research projects at the 17th Annual Soil and Water Sciences Research Forum on Thursday, September 15th, 2016… Read More

Post-doctoral Fellows, Grad Students from UF and Escuela Politécnica del Litoral, Ecuador Participate in Professional Development Workshop

Escuela Politecnica del Litoral

The Elsevier Tropical Connections Post-Doctoral Fellowship program hosted a one-day Professional Development Workshop on September 8, 2016. About two dozen post-doctoral fellows and graduate students participated on-site in Gainesville and via videoconference from the Escuela Politécnica del Litoral… Read More

CANCELLED: Dinner of Distinction, Behind-the-Scenes Tour, CALS TailGATOR

In response to Hurricane Matthew’s forecasted impacts to the State of Florida, we are cancelling this weekend’s UF/IFAS events to ensure the safety of everyone concerned. This action is being taken after thoughtful consideration and in consultation with… Read More

17th Annual Soil and Water Sciences Research Forum Draws 175 Attendees

By Jessica Pardo, Communications Specialist, SWSD The 17th Annual Soil and Water Sciences Research Forum was held on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 in the J. Wayne Reitz Union at the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL). The annual forum… Read More

Irrigation and Crop Management Field Day Sept. 13

Mike Mulvaney and Sam and Scott Walker working with irrigation system in a peanut field.

Who:    University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Escambia County will host an Irrigation and Crop Management Field Day on Sept. 13. What:    Farmers interested in irrigation systems, crop consultants, and representatives from educational and… Read More

UF/IFAS represented at Tallahassee Science Festival

Who:    Representatives from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host educational booths at the Fifth Annual Tallahassee Science Festival. Environmental management in agriculture and natural resources department Microbiology and cell science department Wildlife… Read More