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Florida International Dairy Academy

Learn the latest in dairy production, science from UF experts


October 4, 2021

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The inaugural Florida International Dairy Academy (FIDA), a comprehensive online program from the University of Florida’s animal sciences department, will kick off in January 2022 and educate participants in the latest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Management, Animal Nutrition, Animal Sciences, Cattle, Dairy, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Extension, Dairy Production, Dairy Science, Education, Extension, Genetics, UF Animal Science

UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences Announces 2021-2022 Student Ambassadors


August 4, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, , Clubs & Volunteers, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ambassadors, Animal Science, Ans, Awards And Recognition, Extension, Student Ambassadors, Uf Cals, Undergraduate

American Meat Science Association Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Student


July 18, 2021

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) recognized both a UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty member and graduate student with significant awards from their organization. Tracy Scheffler, Assistant Professor of Muscle ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Sciences, Awards, Beef Cattle, CALS Awards, Meat Science, Uf Cals

UF ANS Alumni Spotlight: Gene Lollis


July 11, 2021

Laurent O’Gene Lollis “Gene” is a 1993 graduate of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (UF/IFAS ANS). He has served as the Ranch Manager of Archbold Biological Station’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Alumni, Alumnus, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Cals, Cattle, Livestock, UF Animal Science, UF ANS, Uf Cals, Undergraduate

Reflecting on a Year of Teaching Challenges


July 5, 2021

When UF told students to return home on March 16, 2020, faculty across campus were thrown into virtual teaching. Every educator put in their best effort to be successful last spring not knowing that virtual teaching would persist another four ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Science, Education, Innovation, Teaching, UF Animal Science, Uf Cals, Undergraduate, Virtual Learning

70th Annual University of Florida Beef Cattle Short Course


April 7, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, , Events, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Research, Animal Science, Ans, Beef Cattle, Beef Cattle Short Course, Cattle, Extension, UF Animal Science

Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs


September 28, 2020

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and "ranchettes." In North-Central Florida, the horse population is concentrated in counties ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, BMP, Conservation, Environment, Forage & Pasture, Grazing, Horses, Management, Manure, Natural Resources, Pasture, Water, Water Quality

UF Recognizes Todd Thrift with Superior Accomplishment Award


September 3, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Award, Awards And Recognition, Beef Cattle, Brahman, Cals, Cattle, Extension, News, Superior Accomplishment Award, UF Award

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

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