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Working with Water Connects Us All-the Water Ambassador Program.


January 28, 2023

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo To make a difference concerning the issues surrounding water quality and quantity in our urban landscapes, we must understand how we interact and connect with ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Gallons Of Water, IFASwater, Sources Of Water, Urban Environments, Urban Horticulture, Urban Tree Canopy, Water Conservation, Water Management, Water Quality
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How the avian flu outbreak is affecting our grocery shopping


January 26, 2023

Hello again dear readers! After a short holiday break, we are back with our usual weekly blogposts. We thought that this example of an animal disease affecting our lives would be a great topic to kickstart 2023. Enjoy! How did it start?  The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alejandro Sanchez MDP, Avian Flu, IFAS One Health, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, One Health At UF, Outbreak, Zoonosis

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences’ Mentor Month: Carissa Wickens

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January 26, 2023

Faculty member, Carissa Wickens, UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Associate Professor, serves as mentors to our graduate and undergraduate students. She is just one of the ANS faculty who have a significant influence on students’ ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advising, Animal Research, Animal Science, Graduate, Mentor, UF Animal Sciences, Undergraduate
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What do you wear to a prescribed fire? UF/IFAS fire scientists explains


January 25, 2023

In honor of Florida’s Prescribed Fire Awareness Week, we talked with UF/IFAS fire scientist Raelene Crandall about some of the critical tools of prescribed fire work: personal protective equipment, or PPE. A former wildlands firefighter, ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Prescribed Fire, Raelene Crandall, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences’ Mentor Month: Emily Miller-Cushon

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January 25, 2023

National Mentoring Month serves as a time to recognize the many faculty members, like Emily Miller-Cushon, UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Associate Professor, who serve as mentors to our graduate and undergraduate students. These ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advising, Animal Research, Animal Science, Graduate, Mentor, UF Animal Sciences, Undergraduate

UF researchers discover missing piece in corn’s evolutionary history


January 24, 2023

Ancient ears of corn were about two inches long, with only a few tiny kernels and no cob. Domestication transformed them into modern corn, but how that happened is largely a mystery. In a new study, researchers showed that plant hormones ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Corn, Horticultural Sciences, Jiahn-Chou Guan, Karen Koch, Maize, Witchweed

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences’ Mentor Month: Tracy Scheffler

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January 24, 2023

January is National Mentoring Month! This month serves as a time to recognize the many faculty members, like Tracy Scheffler, UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Associate Professor, who serve as mentors to our graduate and undergraduate ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advising, Animal Research, Animal Science, Graduate, Mentor, UF Animal Science, Undergraduate
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Científicos encuentran evidencia de que la leche materna de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 podría proteger a los bebés

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January 19, 2023

Un nuevo estudio de University of Florida provee nueva evidencia de que la leche materna proveniente de mujeres vacunadas contra el COVID-19 brinda protección a los infantes que, por edad, no pueden recibir la vacuna. Este último estudio ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Covid-19, Embarazo, Español, Hispana, Joseph Larkin, Latina, Lauren Stafford, Leche Materna, Neonatologia, Spanish, University Of Florida, Vacuna, Vivian Valcarce Luaces

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