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University of Florida and University of Kentucky put aside rivalry to rally around love of growing plants


September 30, 2021

The Florida Gators and Kentucky Wildcats have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams will meet again this Saturday at UK’s Kroger Field. Athletic rivalries aside, the two land-grant universities share a common goalpost: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, News
awards and recognitions

UF food and resource economics faculty, alumna recognized for impact in field


February 9, 2021

Two faculty members and one alumna from the University of Florida/IFAS food and resource economics department received national awards at the annual Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) conference this week. Lisa House, Misti ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food And Resource Economics, Lisa House, Misti Sharp, News

CALS Alumna Highlight: Dr. Valerie Sledd


October 28, 2020

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Valerie (McKee) Sledd earned her undergraduate degree from the Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) Department in 2014 and her Ph.D. from the Department in 2019. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Aec, Agricultural Education And Communication, Cals, CALS Alumni, Career Services, Careers

CALS Leadership Institute Student Reflects on Hispanic Heritage Month


October 1, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 each year to recognize Hispanic Americans. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is recognizing Hispanic students and their stories ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Hispanic Heritage Month, Leadership, Student

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Bernie LeFils


September 30, 2020

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Bernie LeFils is a 2011 graduate of the Food and Resource Economics (FRE) Department currently working as a Certified Public Accountant and a registered investment advisor. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, CALS Alumni, Career Services, Careers, Food And Resource Economics, Fre

Summer 2020 Internship Q&A


August 11, 2020

Several College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students completed internships during the summer of 2020. The second student to be highlighted is Jarrett Douglas, an undergraduate animal sciences student. During this summer, Jarrett interned ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ag Careers, Animal Sciences, Careers, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Uf, Uf/ifas

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 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, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore


December 11, 2019

Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit. Moore wanted to stay close to home for college, which she was able to accomplish by completing ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food And Resource Economics, Plant City, Uf/ifas Cals At Plant City

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