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The Art and Science of Becoming a Jazz-singing Entomologist


February 26, 2021

When his eyes are not focused on insects like mosquitos, Decyo “DJ” McDuffie can be found on stage looking past the blinding spotlight at his audience, singing jazz music. As a senior entomology and nematology student in the College of Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Black History Month, CALS Student, Entomology And Nematology, Music, Student Research

Out of the classroom experiences encouraged CALS student to pursue entomology and nematology degree


December 14, 2020

Noemi Soto never thought of pursuing a degree in entomology and nematology. In fact, she was once fearful of insects entirely. However, through an internship and class field trip, Soto was introduced to the world of insects, confirming her ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Alumni, CALS Student, Entomology And Nematology, Graduation Story, Insects, Internship, Mentorship, VP Promise

CALS Student Honored as American Star in Agriscience Finalist at National FFA Convention


October 30, 2020

Lauren Roberts, first-year entomology and nematology student, has had the support of the Gator Nation in developing a project that is now recognized as top in the nation. This week, the 93rd National FFA Convention and Expo is celebrating ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ffa, Honeybees, Student Research

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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