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Category: Natural Resources

Featured New Faculty: Jehangir “Jango” Bhadha

Jessica Southard Pardo, Communication Specialist, SWS Jehangir Bhadha, Assistant Professor, SWS Dr. Jehangir Bhadha joined SWS as an Assistant Professor of Nutrient Management at the Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) in Belle Glade, Florida. His research priorities… Read More

Artist named for Seahorse Key artist-in-residence program

The Cedar Key Artist-in-Residence Program has selected painter Daniel Gottsegen as artist in residence for 2017. Known for his meditative renderings of the natural world, Gottsegen will live and work at the University of Florida Seahorse Key facilities… Read More

Grant to build up ecological ‘resilience’ in Big Bend

In less than 30 years, 3,000-year-old oyster reefs off Florida’s Big Bend coastline have declined by 88 percent, according to University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers. For residents who depend on the fishing grounds… Read More

Featured New Faculty: Davie Kadyampakeni

By Jessica Pardo, Communications Specialist, SWS Davie Kadyampakeni is a new Soil and Water Sciences assistant professor at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred. His specialization is citrus water and nutrient management, focusing on water… Read More

Researcher hopes to bolster pollinators on golf courses

This spring, a handful of golf courses in Florida will become a little more “green,” thanks to a new project led by a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension specialist and researcher. “In our… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension prepared to help Floridians facing Hurricane Matthew

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension is working closely with Florida’s emergency operation centers to provide emergency information and assistance to those in the path of Hurricane Matthew. “The local UF/IFAS Extension office is… Read More