It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE
It is an everyday miracle that plants, powered by sunlight, convert vast amounts of inorganic matter into living tissues. That miracle is the foundation of most life on earth. The success of the human species is owed in many ways to our ability ... READ MORE
If you think about it, watering the yard with sprinklers is one of the rare situations in which the product is sprayed away from the target in order to apply it. Sprinklers do this in order to distribute the water over large areas and let water ... READ MORE
Water. We wash the dishes, draw a bath, and run the washing machine, but thanks to a public utility system that delivers a seemingly endless supply of fresh, clean water to our indoor taps and outdoor hoses, we rarely have to think about how ... READ MORE
Mechatronics, artificial intelligence, machine vision, smart machines, unmanned aerial vehicles – if this sounds like something out of the latest sci-fi epic, think again – this is the new agriculture, and Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis is harnessing ... READ MORE
Five graduate students from the Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) department attended a course in crop physiology and climate change in the Netherlands that was jointly hosted by Wageningen University and The University of Florida ... READ MORE
Mark Your Calendars for Gator Nation Giving Day on February 17th, 2022!
On February 17th, 2022, The Gator Nation will Stand Up and Holler for its 4th year in a row. The annual Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day is a 24-hour, all-day ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
Agricultural and Biological Engineering Assistant Professor Yiannis Ampatzidis and his team received the UF Invention of the Year award from the UF Innovate | Tech Licensing for his cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) based application, ... READ MORE
The Agricultural and Biological Engineering department at the University of Florida is introducing its new Advanced SmartAg Certificate.
This graduate engineering certificate will offer training in various topical areas relevant to modern ... READ MORE