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Tag: Agricultural and Biological Engineering

UF research: Recycle phosphorus before it goes into public waters – and save millions

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Recycle phosphorus while it’s still on the farm, and you can help prevent the nutrient from flowing downstream — where it could pollute water bodies — says a University of Florida scientist. Reusing phosphorus using… Read More

UF/IFAS engineer earns national honor for work in microirrigation

With his compact-bed geometry design, Sanjay Shukla has helped farmers around the world save on water, fertilizer and money. In Shukla’s design, taller, narrower beds of soil replace shorter, wider ones. Current beds tend to be 3-feet wide… Read More

Vertical farms could produce hundreds of times more wheat, study finds

What would happen if we grew wheat not on acres of land but in multistory structures that look like office buildings? The answer: yields as much as 600 times greater than those of traditional farming methods, according to… Read More

Cloud-based technology helps farmers count citrus trees

In his quest to find the right drone and other artificial intelligence to help ensure citrus growers get an accurate count of their crop, Yiannis Ampatzidis and his research team have developed a system known as Agroview. The… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Douglas Santos

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Douglas Santos! Douglas is graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering. During his time at the University of Florida, Douglas had the opportunity to connect with many peers through clubs… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Alex DiCairano

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Alex DiCairano! Alex is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management. Some of Alex’s favorite memories of her time at the University of Florida include planning and working at… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Dautel

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Elizabeth Dautel! Elizabeth is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering. During her time at the University of Florida, Elizabeth gained developed a strong method for problem solving and critical… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Christina Nagarathinam

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Christina Nagarathinam! Christina is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management. During her time at the University of Florida, Christina gained great community who helped during her education journey…. Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Tasnim Mitu

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Tasnim Mitu! Tasnim is graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering. While studying in the ABE department, Tasnim was able to find her passion for packaging engineering. Read more about Tasnim’s… Read More