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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

Extension Intern Applies Knowledge in Family, Youth and Community Sciences


August 10, 2021

This summer, Zyreshia Jackson, a UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student studying family, youth and community sciences, completed an internship at the UF IFAS Bay County Extension Office in Panama City, FL. When she found out ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Career Services, Extension, Family Youth And Community Sciences, Intern, VP Promise

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

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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
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

University of Florida graduate students to host three free electronic field trips

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November 5, 2020

By Jarred Shellhouse Agricultural education and communication graduate students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are hosting a free electronic field trip series for middle and high school students in Florida and beyond. Beautiful ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, CALS, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Jamie Loizzo, News

NaviGATORing the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Experience


September 29, 2020

The UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will host high school juniors and seniors for a virtual campus visit through NaviGATORing CALS on select Thursday’s this fall. NaviGATORing CALS allows high school juniors and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, CALS Classes, Freshman, High School Students, Recruitment, Students, Transfer Student, Uf Cals

From Participants to Counselors: Three CALS Students Return to the Florida Youth Institute


July 13, 2020

Each year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) hosts a week-long summer program for high-school students to learn about food insecurity on a local and global scale, experience Florida agriculture and natural resources, and share ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, Food Safety, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching

Animal sciences graduate creates resources for horse owners during COVID-19


June 3, 2020

When Aly Morrison was approached about creating national resources for horse owners on essential equine care and personal preparedness plans during the initial outbreak of COVID-19, she immediately offered her design skills and talents. Since ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Equine Resources, Extension Outreach, Horses

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