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Float ‘GatorByte’ down a stream and find pollutants – and their sources

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May 25, 2023

Water resource managers can now put a buoy in a lake or stream and find locations of pollutants and other problems – as well as their sources – all for about $1,000, say University of Florida researchers. Because the device is a result ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Buoy, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Eban Bean, GatoryByte, Manatee County, Piyush Agade, Pollutants, Sarasota County, Station, Water, Water Quality, Water Resources

From a small town in China, engineer helps lead UF/IFAS AI programs to new heights

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April 10, 2023

Changying “Charlie” Li comes from humble roots. He was born in the tiny town of Balikun – population about 10,000 – in northwestern China. Now, he’s a new UF/IFAS professor of agricultural and biological engineering, and he’s ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Charlie Li, China, Norway, Phenotypes, Precision Agriculture, Robotics, STEM, University Of Georgia
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UF ag engineer to assess crop damage after tropical storms, hurricanes, using AI

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January 18, 2023

University of Florida scientists will use artificial intelligence technology to quantify damage to fruits and vegetables caused by extreme weather events, such as Hurricane Ian. When Ian struck on Sept. 28, it brought winds up to 155 mph ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agrosense, Agroview, Artificial Intelligence, Assessment, Crops, Damage, Drones, Extreme Weather, Hurricanes, Model, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Yiannis Ampatzidis
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Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…farm technology?

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December 2, 2022

Technology is rapidly advancing in many different industries, but what about agricultural technology? Drones? Artificial intelligence? How does this benefit farmers and does it benefit shoppers?  UF/IFAS experts Kati Migliaccio and Nathan ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #aiatuf, #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, Agriculture Technology, AI, AI In Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture, Drones, Food Is Our Middle Name, GCREC, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Plant Breeding, Podcast, Robotics, Robots, Technology, UF/IFAS Communications

UF ABE: Big Questions, Global Reach – Dr. Serap Gorucu


November 22, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agriculture, Agriculture Safety, UF-IFAS, UFABE
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UF/IFAS ranks high among national, international peers

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November 1, 2022

As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences. U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: AAAS Fellows, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Global Food Systems Institute, Invasion Science Research Institute, News, Rankings, Research Expenditures, SEEDIT
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A UF/IFAS assistant professor and award-winning engineer uses artificial intelligence to conserve water

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October 13, 2022

Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and extension work are all about water and how to conserve it. She applies precision ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Indian River Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, IrrigMonitor, News, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, U.S. Department Of State, UF IFAS News, Water Conservation

AI-enhanced system detects bruised strawberries before they get to the grocery store

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September 8, 2022

If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes. Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Bruises, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Lee, Detection, Fresh, Grocery Store, Harvesting, Maturity, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Produce, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Xue Zhou, Yiannis Ampatzidis

UF/IFAS study highlights the need for more on-the-job safety

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August 9, 2022

Some workplaces can be dangerous. In fact, more than 2 million people were injured or got sick in America, while on the job in the private sector in 2021. That’s why University of Florida researcher Serap Gorucu and her colleagues make ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Bystanders, Children, Injuries, Machine Operators, Occupational Safety And Health Administration, Serap Gorucu, Serious Injuries, Skid Steer Loaders, Workplace Safety

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