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DeLuca Preserve, path through wooded area

27,000 acres gifted to UF for conservation, outdoor classroom and laboratory

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November 30, 2020

Land near Yeehaw Junction one of the largest tracts ever given to a university More than 27,000 rural acres near Yeehaw Junction in Florida’s southern Osceola County has been gifted to the University of Florida to protect one of the last ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, DeLuca, J. Scott Angle, News, Osceola County, Scott Angle

CALS Alumna Highlight: Shelby Thomas, Marine Sciences


November 24, 2020

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Shelby Thomas earned her undergraduate degree in marine sciences in 2017, her master's degree in interdisciplinary ecology in 2018 and is currently working towards her doctorate ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Careers, Marine Sciences

USDA-NIFA Awards UF/IFAS Faculty with National Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences


November 5, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Ecosystems, Experiential Learning, Teaching, Teaching Excellence, Uf/ifas, Usda, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Diving into the Marine Sciences Major


October 22, 2020

For one College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student, a series of volunteer experiences amplified her passion for a future career in marine science. From a young age, Allie Marshbanks, has been interested in water and aquatic environments. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Careers, Marine Sciences, Service, Student Organizations, Student Success, Water
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

Water scientists to virtually connect with pre-K to high school students through Facebook Live


March 25, 2020

By: Jarred Shellhouse, 352-273-2599, jshellhouse@ufl.edu Media contact: Samantha Murray, 949-735-1076, grenrosa@ufl.edu University of Florida agricultural education and communication graduate students will connect students in pre-K through ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, AJ Reisinger, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Covid19, Jacqueline Aenlle, Jamie Loizzo, Soil And Water Sciences

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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