The second Small Ruminant Short Course will be held on September 29-30, 2023. The Short Course will begin in-person on Friday in the morning (8:30 AM) at the Straughn Professional Development Center and will adjourn on Saturday at lunch (12:00 ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) strives to prepare its students for their future careers both inside and outside of the classroom. In the classroom, faculty provide engaging lectures and labs through creative teaching methods. ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Ambassador Program is designed to involve exceptional undergraduate students in recruitment and stakeholder engagement. These students serve as the department's official representatives. Students ... READ MORE
In the coming year 10 students will serve on the 2022 - 2023 Animal Sciences Ambassador team. Animal Sciences Ambassadors are student representatives of the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS). They recruit potential students, represent ... READ MORE
In June, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) hosted its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty and students were recognized.
Students and faculty from ANS participated ... READ MORE
In June, more than 100 dairy science students from 25 universities including the University of Florida (UF) attended the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Dairy Science Association (ADSA) in Kansas City, Missouri.
Students and faculty from the UF ... READ MORE
Freshman, Elizabeth Chmielewiski chose to major in animal sciences as a path to vet school. Now as a senior, she has become involved in clubs, undergraduate research, participates on judging teams, and other industry focused competitions. These ... READ MORE
The 70th Annual University of Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held as a scaled down virtual event from May 4 – 6, 2021. This year the event will start on a Tuesday as compared to the traditional Wednesday kickoff. The program will ... READ MORE
Dr. Todd Thrift, associate professor and extension beef specialist in the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, was recently awarded a Superior Accomplishment Award from the University of Florida in the academic personnel category. This ... 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