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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

Are Your Youth Learning…or Memorizing?

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – A short while ago I was speaking to a good friend while commuting home from work.  We began sharing stories of being a young-professional in the field of education, including the joys and struggles… Read More

Weed of the Week: Spanish Needles

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. The weed of this week is Spanish Needles (Bidens spp.). In Florida, there are… Read More

Join Florida Sea Grant as we cook blue crab cakes for dinner on Facebook LIVE!!

  Does a blue crab bite or pinch? The front claws of a blue crab are very powerful and are used for defense and feeding. A blue crab’s mouth is a small triangle shaped opening. Blue crabs stuff… Read More

Graduate students share soil and water sciences with after-school science club

Two Soil and Water Sciences (SWS) Department graduate students shared their knowledge with an after-school science club. Michael James and Julio Pachon visited students at the Clarence R. Kelly Community Center in Gainesville on March 5, 2020. The… Read More

Graduate student completes National Geographic educator program

Trista Brophy, a doctoral student studying Interdisciplinary Ecology in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, recently completed a National Geographic’s Educator Certification Program. Brophy participated in the 30-hour program during the spring semester. She is now… Read More

UF/IFAS, still serving during COVID-19

The statewide UF/IFAS network of personnel across our enterprise on campus, at research and education sites and county Extension offices can be equated to a scientific rapid-response team, delivering relevant, factual guidance for community members. With the steadfast support… Read More