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UF ABE Extension Blog: Big Questions, Global Reach – Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis


June 16, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agroview, AI, Drone, IFAS

ABE Students Attend Joint Postgraduate Course in The Netherlands


May 25, 2022

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

Category: Academics, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Climate Change, Crop Physiology, Graduate Students, Student Opportunities

2022 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Awards


March 17, 2022

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 2022 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Award ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, AI, Biological Engineering, Packaging Engineering, UFABE

Stand Up and Holler for ABE


February 2, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, UF/IFAS, Volunteer/Training
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, Biological Engineering, Gator Nation Giving Day, Stand Up And Holler, UFABE

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

ABE Internships: Ag-Pro Companies


February 28, 2020

Agricultural Operations Management student Carson Ostrum spent over a month shadowing and learning from the Ag-Pro sales team, the service and parts department, and a store General Manager. Learn more about Carson's internship in his Q&A ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Curriculum, Farm Management, UF/IFAS
Tags: 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

ABE graduate students receive UF International Center Certificate of Excellence


November 19, 2019

Agricultural and Biological Engineering graduate students Shirin Ghatrehsamani and Yulin (Patrick) Zheng have been selected by the College of Engineering to receive the University of Florida International Center Certificate of Excellence. This ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Events, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Bin Gao, Engineering, Graduate Students, International, Patrick Zheng, Research, Shirin Ghatrehsamani, Student Activities, Student Opportunities, UFABE, Yiannis Ampatzidis

UF researchers to lead project on deforestation and expanding cities in Ghana


September 27, 2019

Deforestation has significantly impacted West Africa for several decades and Ghana is still experiencing pressures from an increasing population in urban areas. The challenge of identifying land cover change drivers due to the complex interactions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Deforestation, Ghana, Land Use, NASA, Research, SERVIR, UFABE, Urbanization, USAID

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