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Invention of the Year: AI-based Software to Analyze and Visualize UAV-collected Data


September 23, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Citrus, Drone, Precision Agriculture, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Yiannis Ampatzidis

ABE Debuts SmartAg Graduate Certificate Program


September 11, 2020

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

Category: Academics, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Graduate Students, Precision Agriculture, Tom Burks, UFABE

Using Artificial Intelligence for Strawberry Yield Prediction


August 15, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Daniel Lee, Precision Agriculture, UFABE, Wonsuk Lee

EDIS Spotlight: Applications of Artificial Intelligence for Precision Agriculture


March 23, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agriculture, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Disease Detection, EDIS, Machine Learning, Pest Detection, Precision Agriculture, Research, SWFREC, Yiannis Ampatzidis

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

ABE Internships: Walther Farms


February 18, 2020

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

Category: Academics, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, Agriculture, Student Activities, Student Opportunities, UFABE, Undergraduate
A man looks at a drone in the sky.

EDIS Spotlight: Guide on Using Post-processing Software to Visualize UAV Data


December 3, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a unique and useful tool in the agricultural industry. Commonly known as drones, UAVs are used to collect high-resolution data that is difficult for manned flights or satellite imagery, due to the low ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Drone, Drones, EDIS, Engineering, Precision Agriculture, Research, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Yiannis Ampatzidis
Dr. Senthold Asseng is an associate professor in the UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering department.

Agricultural and Biological Engineering Professor Named AAAS Fellow


November 26, 2019

UF/IFAS agricultural and biological engineering professor and Florida Climate Institute director Senthold Asseng has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as part of the Section of Agriculture, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agriculture, American Association For The Advancement Of Science, Award, Climate Change, Crop Modeling, Fellow, Food, Leadership, Renewable Resources, Senthold Asseng

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