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56th Florida Dairy Production Conference

Savannah Linzmaier
November 17, 2022

The 56th Florida Dairy Production Conference will be held on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, in Gainesville, Florida. The Florida Dairy Production Conference started in 1964 and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Events, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Science, Conference, Dairy, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Extension, Education, Events, Extension

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Emphasizes the IFAS Mission

Savannah Linzmaier
August 29, 2022

The UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department (ANS) is an academic department focused on creating new solutions to tomorrow’s problems. In the areas of teaching, research, and Extension, our faculty integrate the most modern technologies available ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, IFAS, Research, UF Animal Science, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research

American Society of Animal Science Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


August 1, 2022

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

Category: , Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Horses, Meat Science

American Dairy Science Association Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


July 19, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Sciences, Ans, Dairy, Education, Research, UF Animal Sciences, Undergraduate

UF Animal Sciences Makes History at AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conference


July 12, 2022

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) students and faculty brought home gold from the 2022 American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meats Conference (AMS RMC). The 2022 AMSA ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Ans, Awards, Awards And Recognition, Education, Meat Science
Genetic Improvement

Genetic Improvement and Sustainability of Animal Industries


April 25, 2022

By Raluca Mateescu, Professor Selection has been practiced for centuries using a variety of methods and tools. Robert Bakewell, who thrived in the mid-18th century, is recognized today as the first animal breeder, one of the first to realize ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Science, Ans, Body Condition, Genetics
Know Your Heifer

Florida Yearling Beef Heifer Reproductive Performance Benchmarks


March 28, 2022

The most critical animal category in Florida cow-calf operations is the yearling heifer. In 2018, Florida had a cattle inventory of 1.6 million head, and from these, approximately 900,000 were beef cows, mostly crossbreeds. Every year, approximately ... READ MORE

Category: , Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Body Condition, Extension

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