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Tag: Agricultural and Biological Engineering

EDIS Spotlight: Guide on Using Post-processing Software to Visualize UAV Data

A man looks at a drone in the sky.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a unique and useful tool in the agricultural industry. Commonly known as drones, UAVs are used to collect high-resolution data that is difficult for manned flights or satellite imagery, due to the low resolution and… Read More

Agricultural and Biological Engineering Professor Named AAAS Fellow

UF/IFAS agricultural and biological engineering professor and Florida Climate Institute director Senthold Asseng has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as part of the Section of Agriculture, Food, and Renewable… Read More

Three UF/IFAS Faculty Members Elected 2019 AAAS Fellows, Largest Number Yet

Three faculty members with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have been elected 2019 Fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, according to an announcement… Read More

ABE graduate students receive UF International Center Certificate of Excellence

Agricultural and Biological Engineering graduate students Shirin Ghatrehsamani and Yulin (Patrick) Zheng have been selected by the College of Engineering to receive the University of Florida International Center Certificate of Excellence. This award honors the top international students… Read More

Taller, Higher Soil Bed Design Can Help Save Farmers Thousands of Dollars

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — From Florida to Virginia, farmers are enjoying the fruits of Sanjay Shukla’s labor. His compact-bed geometry system allows growers to plant crops in tall soil beds, and the result is thousands of dollars in annual… Read More

UF Packaging Engineering goes to PACK EXPO

By Kimberly Hafner, ABE Graduate Student specializing in Packaging Engineering “PACK EXPO was a unique experience to see all that the packaging world has to offer. It was truly mind-blowing to see Packaging in ways I had never… Read More

UF researchers to lead project on deforestation and expanding cities in Ghana

Deforestation has significantly impacted West Africa for several decades and Ghana is still experiencing pressures from an increasing population in urban areas. The challenge of identifying land cover change drivers due to the complex interactions among human and… Read More

Cloud-Based Software Helps Farmers on the Ground

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — A University of Florida agricultural engineer has developed software that can help farmers find the best places to plant crops and to identify fruit and vegetable varieties that perform better against diseases. Now, Yiannis Ampatzidis… Read More

UF/IFAS Researchers Use AI to Take the Guesswork out of Fruit Pricing

Pricing fruit comes down to a bit of art and some science for farmers. But new technology from the University of Florida may remove some of that guesswork. “Growers often rely on their gut to estimate a price… Read More