It's not often a child is heard saying, "When I grow up, I want to be an Extension agent!" For Elanie Mason, that career choice became a new focus, thanks to her transformative experience with the UF/IFAS Extension internship program.
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Two UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students attended the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in October. The conference brings together industry experts, such as registered dietitians and researchers. ... READ MORE
Agriculture in the Sunshine State ranges from tropical fruits to leafy green vegetables, with many crops in between. Launched in 2021, the plant breeding doctoral program teaches University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ... READ MORE
Each year, the Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention brings together forestry professionals from all over the country. From researchers to non-profit organizations, industry members traveled to Sacramento, Calif., to attend ... READ MORE
In September, Lana Guzman, UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) sophomore, attended Agriculture Future of America’s (AFA) Policy Institute. Guzman, an agricultural education and communication student, was selected to ... READ MORE
Every year, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) presents the CALS Alumni & Friends Horizon Award at the UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction. This award recognizes an alumnus who has graduated in the last 10 years for ... READ MORE
In early August, eight UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students attended the 120th American Society for Horticultural Sciences (ASHS) Annual Conference in Orlando. The conference brings together industry professionals ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Sydney Switzer wrangled horses and guests alike this past summer. The animal sciences senior interned as a wrangler at Sombrero Stables in Estes Park, Colorado.
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Gainesville, Fla. - Jennifer Weeks, a faculty member in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), received the National Teaching and Student Engagement award from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute ... READ MORE
Alpha Zeta is an honorary, professional society for students studying in agricultural and natural resources fields. Earlier this year, the Florida Alpha Zeta chapter attended the Alpha Zeta Conclave and 58th Biennial Conclave. Located in Raleigh, ... READ MORE