The Challenge of Weather in Agriculture
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it” is a famous quote that has been around for many years. Although we still cannot modify the weather to fit the needs of our crops ... 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
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
The University of Florida and NVIDIA have recently announced a transformational partnership to create the most powerful artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer in higher education. UF Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE)'s work in ... READ MORE
Technology advances have enabled the development and implementation of remote sensing technologies for plant, weed, pest, and disease identification and management. This provides an opportunity to develop intelligent agricultural systems ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Agricultural Operations Management student Kip Jedlicka worked as an assistant field manager during his internship with Walther Farms. This role involved three different aspects of potato production including lab duties, line and field duties, ... READ MORE