The 8th UF/IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm (FDDF) will be held at the UF Dairy Unit on Saturday, February 10th, 2024. Family Day at the Dairy Farm is an open house for the general public and is organized by faculty and staff of the Department ... READ MORE
By: Izabella Toledo
The 57th Annual Florida Dairy Production Conference took place on November 2nd, 2023, at the Straughn Extension Professional Development Center in Gainesville.
The conference brought together dairy industry leaders ... READ MORE
Current UF Animal Sciences (ANS) Food Animal Specialization student Shelby McCubbin interned at Marineland Dolphin Adventure in St. Augustine, Florida. During her internship, McCubbin prepared rations for 15 dolphins daily, ... READ MORE
Breanna Luby is a current UF Animal Sciences (ANS) student in the Equine Specialization. Luby completed an animal ambassador internship at ZooTampa in Tampa, Florida. Her responsibilities included conducting wildlife connection ... READ MORE
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
By Raluca Mateescu, Professor
Recently, I had the privilege of attending another Florida Cattlemen’s/Cattlewomen’s Convention, an event that brought together dedicated beef cattle producers from across the state. As I listened to the ... READ MORE
By: Dr. Brittany Diehl, DVM, MS
Here in "The Swamp", we currently have our third annual UF Ram Test ongoing this summer at the University of Florida! This program is designed to standardize environmental conditions to evaluate and quantify ... READ MORE
On Saturday, February 11, 2023, the seventh Family Day at the Dairy Farm (FDDF) was held at the UF/IFAS Dairy Research Unit in Hague, Florida. Family Day at the Dairy Farm is an educational open house event for the general public. It is organized ... READ MORE
The 72nd Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held, May 10 - 12. We will meet in person starting Wednesday, after lunch (1:00 PM) and adjourning Friday at noon.
The Short Course this year will have a nutrition focus. The program ... READ MORE
Faculty member, Carissa Wickens, UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Associate Professor, serves as mentors to our graduate and undergraduate students. She is just one of the ANS faculty who have a significant influence on students’ ... READ MORE