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Celebrating the One Health Day ’22


November 3, 2022

Today, November 3rd is One Health Day and its goal “is to build the cultural will necessary for a sea change in how planetary health challenges are assessed and addressed and how professionals exchange information across disciplines.”[1] ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: IFAS One Health, Ilaria Capua, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, One Health Day 2022, Sustainable Development Goals

Opening New Opportunities with a Certificate in Animal Genetics

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November 2, 2022

Written by Raluca Mateescu, Professor of Animal Genetics and Genomics, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida Overview The Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Florida is the first US institution to offer a ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Genetics, Animal Genetics Certificate, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Genetics, Undergraduate

Hair Coat Characteristics and Thermotolerance in Florida Beef Cattle


October 28, 2022

By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor Importance of heat stress Heat stress is a major cause of economic loss for beef cattle producers in tropical and subtropical environments, including Florida. Bos indicus genetics are commonly introduced ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock
Tags: Animal Breeding, Animal Genetics, Animal Science, Ans, Genetics, Heat Stress, Heat Tolerance, Livestock
Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 6

Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 6


October 27, 2022

Sustainable Development Goal 6 reads: “Ensure access to water and sanitation for all.” This SDG opens our eyes on what is the reality in many parts of the world that completely lack access to clean water. It is true that the western world ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, IFAS One Health, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals

How can you make your calves more marketable?


October 25, 2022

Cattle producers are always looking to add value to their cattle operation through marketing strategies. However, there are several ways to add value through basic management practices, although applying these practices do not always guarantee ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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