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71st Annual University of Florida Beef Cattle Short Course to be Hosted In Person


March 18, 2022

Breeding the Florida Herd for Quality  The 71st Annual Beef Cattle Short Course will return to the traditional, full-blown and in-person event this year, May 4 - 6th. We will resume the pre-pandemic format, starting Wednesday after lunch (1:00 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Events, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Science, Beef Cattle, Livestock, Livestock Productivity, Livestock Sale, UF Animal Science

Teacher and Advisor Appreciation Week: UF/IFAS Animal Sciences


March 15, 2022

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Teacher and Advisor Appreciation Week is here! This is a week dedicated to thanking our teachers and advisors who do so much within our college. Students can write them notes, submit their name for ... READ MORE

Category: , UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advisor Appreciation Week, Animal Sciences, Animal Sciences Advisors, Animal Sciences Professors, Teacher Appreciation Week, UF/IFAS Advisors, UF/IFAS Professors
2022 Ram Test

2022 UF/IFAS Ram Test to begin on May 1


March 11, 2022

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida will hold its second Ram Test and Sale this year and interested participants must register by May 1. The Ram Test and Sale is part of a program to grow the sheep and goat industries in the Sunshine ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Livestock Sale, Ram Test, Rams, Sheep, Small Ruminant, UF Animal Science

UF/IFAS ANS Professor Awarded the IETS Distinguished Service Award


March 3, 2022

The International Embryo Technology Society (IETS), formerly known as the International Embryo Transfer Society, was established in 1974 to provide scientists, professors, practitioners, students and those involved in embryo and genomic research ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Science, Ans, Award, Awards And Recognition, Distinguished Professor, Embryo Transfer, Uf Cals
Meat Judging Team

Gator Nation Giving Day: Support Animal Sciences Judging Teams


February 10, 2022

The University of Florida (UF) will celebrate its annual Gator Nation Giving Day on February 17, 2022. All the Gator Nation is encouraged to Stand Up and Holler through the support of this 24-hour fundraising event. This year, the Department ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Science, Gator Giving Day, Gator Nation Giving Day, Judging Teams, Student Ambassadors, Undergraduate
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

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