It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE
If you think about it, watering the yard with sprinklers is one of the rare situations in which the product is sprayed away from the target in order to apply it. Sprinklers do this in order to distribute the water over large areas and let water ... READ MORE
Water. We wash the dishes, draw a bath, and run the washing machine, but thanks to a public utility system that delivers a seemingly endless supply of fresh, clean water to our indoor taps and outdoor hoses, we rarely have to think about how ... READ MORE
Mechatronics, artificial intelligence, machine vision, smart machines, unmanned aerial vehicles – if this sounds like something out of the latest sci-fi epic, think again – this is the new agriculture, and Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis is harnessing ... READ MORE
As part of one of the largest colleges and top-ranked universities of its kind in the country, students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) benefit from award-winning teaching faculty, abundant scholarship and internship ... READ MORE
Five graduate students from the Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) department attended a course in crop physiology and climate change in the Netherlands that was jointly hosted by Wageningen University and The University of Florida ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering department honors our alumni and friends who work to further enhance our discipline and industry. Please join us in congratulating our 2022 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Award ... READ MORE
Mark Your Calendars for Gator Nation Giving Day on February 17th, 2022!
On February 17th, 2022, The Gator Nation will Stand Up and Holler for its 4th year in a row. The annual Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day is a 24-hour, all-day ... READ MORE
We are grateful for the passionate alumni, friends, volunteers, stakeholders, industry partners and community members who made these new UF/IFAS facilities a reality in 2021:
In April, Florida 4-H Camp Cherry Lake celebrated its renovated ... READ MORE
Save the date for Gator Nation Giving Day on February 18, 2021!
The Gator Nation will celebrate its annual Stand Up and Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day event on February 18, 2021. Stand Up and Holler is a 24-hour fundraising event, calling ... READ MORE