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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

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

UF/IFAS CALS Alumnus Featured on Food Network Show, “Halloween Wars”


October 23, 2020

For UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) alumnus Chad Gainey, Halloween is not only just his favorite holiday, it’s a chance to showcase his spooktacular pumpkin carvings on the hit ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agricultural Education, Alumni, Art, Business, CALS Alumni, Halloween, Pumpkins

International student earns doctoral degree to help develop Iraqi horticultural education curriculum


May 6, 2020

Horticulture is in Kawther Al-Jasim’s DNA. Her mother and father had a farm and always discussed how to care for their trees. “I believe hearing this kind of conversation makes me attached to the plants,” Kawther said. “I love being ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, College Majors, College Of Ag, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Horticultural Sciences
agricultural and biological engineering faculty member teaches two students science problems on a light board.

UF agricultural and biological engineering graduate program ranks among top 10 by U.S. News & World Report


April 6, 2020

The University of Florida’s agricultural and biological engineering graduate program remains in the Top 10 nationwide, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings that came out March 17. The program ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Abe, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Biofuels, Biosensors, Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Engineering, Food Production, Modeling, Water Science

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
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My View: Mobilizing and Empowering Our Communities to End Food Insecurity


December 6, 2019

By Alfred Koch, junior nutritional sciences major with a minor in food science As a University of Florida student studying nutritional sciences and food science in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, I want to help solve ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Cals, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Insecurity, Nutritional Sciences

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