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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

Livestock Predation: Identifying the culprits

By: Hannah Fox, Intern UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center Livestock loss, and calf loss in particular, is a major issue in Florida. According to the USDA 2015 report on livestock loss, operations in Florida suffered a… Read More

UF Weed Science Graduate Certificate: Further Your Education in Invasive Plant Management

Are you interested in furthering your education on weed science and invasive plant management? Have you considered going back to school for a graduate degree, but are not sure how to fit it in around your work schedule?… Read More

Building Experiences Beyond the Classroom through Agriculture Future of America

Student success is cultivated through learning, networking and exploring interests, often extending beyond the classroom. Agriculture Future of America (AFA) provides students opportunities to apply what they have learned in the classroom, gain career-readiness skills and connect with… Read More

FRE professor and grad student’s case study published in AETR journal

With low milk prices, industry consolidation, and declining consumer demand, what would you do as CEO of your struggling, family farm? The case study, “the Future of Four Creeks Farm: Scale-Up, Diversify, or Exit” challenges students to make… Read More

University of Florida student selected as Farm Foundation Cultivator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lacey Lingelbach, a 2021 environmental science graduate from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), has been selected as one of six Farm Foundation® Cultivators for June 2021. Farm Foundation®, an… Read More

Remembering Art Hornsby, Professor Emeritus and Extension Specialist

Dr. Arthur “Art” G. Hornsby passed away on April 30, 2021, at the age of 81 in Gainesville, Florida. Hornsby was a successful soil scientist and extension specialist who made great contributions to the field of soil physics…. Read More

Celebrating World Bee Day is the Buzz in Suwannee County

Why celebrate bees? Celebrate the importance of bees to our food crops and support local beekeepers on May 20. More than 90 crops rely on honeybees for pollination in the US including fruit, fiber, nut and vegetable crops…. Read More