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Tag: Agricultural and Biological Engineering

New study predicts two popular American foods surprisingly resilient to climate change

Supply chains for French fries and pasta sauce are surprisingly resilient to climate change, according to the predictions of a new study. The study’s authors made their predictions using an innovative modeling approach that can be applied to… Read More

An Internship Sweet as Sugar

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Austin Lee is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in agricultural operations management (AOM). Lee landed a summer internship with U.S. Sugar to gain experience and explore employment opportunities before his… Read More

An Internship Sweet as Sugar

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Austin Lee is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in agricultural operations management (AOM). Lee landed a summer internship with U.S. Sugar to gain experience and explore employment opportunities before his… Read More

UF/IFAS scientists offer safety tips for potential dangers of drone use

Some people seem to view drones as toys, but they can be dangerous. In fact, about 1,000 people per year are injured from using drones incorrectly. To address the potential peril, two University of Florida scientists are offering… Read More

UF scientists use AI to try to more accurately predict citrus yield

IMMOKALEE, Fla. – University of Florida researchers are using artificial intelligence to help citrus growers better forecast their seasonal production. So far, they’ve found in a preliminary study that their technology predicts yields with 98% accuracy. That’s way… Read More

UF/IFAS research receives $155.6 M in latest fiscal year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida boasted its second-best research funding awards over the fiscal year 2021, with UF/IFAS researchers receiving $155.6 million of the $861 million university total. The UF/IFAS funding, a 10% increase over last… Read More

Unexpected finding: People die from heat year-round in Florida; experts offer tips 

Floridians and visitors to the Sunshine State bake during the summer. Daytime temperatures often soar well into the 90s, and the heat index hovers over 100. Heat can be so oppressive it causes death, and a new University… Read More

AI could reduce the amount farmers spray to control strawberry pest

Artificial intelligence that might use smartphone images could lead to more accurate, early detection of a pest that ruins strawberries, a $300 million dollar-a-year industry in Florida. University of Florida scientists have developed a smartphone app to detect… Read More

2021 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Awards

The UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering department honors our alumni and friends who work to further enhance our discipline and industry. Please join us in congratulating our 2021 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Award recipients. Read more about… Read More

UF/IFAS boosts AI research to help solve perplexing issues

[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]As UF/IFAS joins a university-wide push to increase artificial intelligence research, its faculty will help solve major problems.[/inlinetweet] Among them: ensuring crops taste good and resist diseases with the least environmental impact. UF/IFAS scientists are… Read More