Category: UF/IFAS

Elaine Turner named dean of UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida faculty member and administrator often lauded for her outstanding teaching skills has been named dean of the university’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Elaine Turner, senior associate dean for… Read More

Gov. Rick Scott signs resolution honoring Extension service at Florida State Fair

Cutline: TAMPA, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott pauses to be in a photograph with 4-H members, left to right,  Marissa Coughlin, Meagan Borg and Krista Baker at the Florida State Fair. Scott attended the fair and the… Read More

Al Wysocki Accepted to APLU’s Food Systems Leadership Institute

Al Wysocki, associate dean for the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, has been accepted for the fall 2013 Food Systems Leadership Institute, an executive leadership development program for academia, industry and government. The institute… Read More

UF/IFAS thanks supporters during second annual Dinner of Distinction

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A number of people were honored for their contributions to UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the annual Dinner of Distinction, held at the UF Hilton Conference Center the evening of Friday, Oct…. Read More

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland

Click here for photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers and… Read More

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation sets Spring Celebration for April 5-6

UF/IFAS file photo of Austin Cary Forest palmetto and pine, by Dawn McKinstry GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This spring, the University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation has two reasons to celebrate: One is the annual SFRC… Read More