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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

American Dairy Science Association Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


July 7, 2021

The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) recognized UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty members, Corwin Nelson and Geoffrey E. Dahl, and students, Achilles Vieira-Neto and Eliab Estrada-Cortes, with honors and awards. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: ADSA, Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Science, Awards And Recognition, Dairy, Dairy Research, Management, Research, UF Animal Science

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

Predicting Personality with Equine Genetics


March 10, 2021

Though in many ways the value of a modern horse can be attributed to their physical performance, the horse’s athletic ability may still be less significant to a buyer than the horse’s personality, or temperament. While performance and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Brooks Equine Genetics Lab, Cals, Equine Genetics, Genetics, Horse Behavior, Horse Genetics, Horses, Research

Understanding Animal Welfare Through Behavior


October 29, 2020

Animal welfare within the food and agriculture industries has become increasingly important to consumers. For animal researchers like Emily Miller-Cushon, Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior in the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, studying ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Management, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Animal Welfare, Calves, Cattle, Dairy, Dairy Calves, Livestock Productivity, Research

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

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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