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UF ABE Extension Blog: Big Questions, Global Reach – Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis


June 16, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agroview, AI, Drone, IFAS

ABE Students Attend Joint Postgraduate Course in The Netherlands


May 25, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Climate Change, Crop Physiology, Graduate Students, Student Opportunities

New UF/IFAS professor to combine AI and plant breeding; teach tomorrow’s AI innovators


May 24, 2022

As a child in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Carlos “Charlie” Messina knew he wanted to help people produce food worldwide, while also preserving the environment. But learning about agriculture in a big city wasn’t easy. Fortunately, his ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Buenos Aires, Charlie Messina, Crop Models, Drought, Flood, Genomics, Horticultural Sciences, Jim Jones, Meteorology, Plant Breeding

Professor/farmer named director of Southwest Florida REC


May 18, 2022

Michael Burton spends the academic year teaching and conducting research in agronomy at Missouri State University. In the summer, he runs the family farm just outside Springfield, Missouri. You could say he practices what he preaches. “On ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agronomy, Citrus, Director, Diseases, Entomology And Nematology, Family Farm, Farms, J. Scott Angle, Michael Burton, Missouri State University, Pests, Plant Pathology, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center

Water conservation starts with irrigation, report finds


March 22, 2022

Florida is expected to grow by another 15 million people by the year 2070, according to the Florida 2070 Project. This means more homes, more yards with permanent in-ground sprinkler systems and a greater impact to the state’s water supply. To ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, H2OSAV, Irrigation, Lawn Care, Water, Water Conservation, Water Use, World Water Day

2022 Distinguished Achievement, Service, and Alumni Awards


March 17, 2022

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

Category: Events, Professional Development
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, AI, Biological Engineering, Packaging Engineering, UFABE

At inaugural conference, scientists, farmers see ways to make AI useful to agriculture


March 17, 2022

In a groundbreaking, first-of-its kind event, university scientists, engineers, producers, government agencies and industry officials from throughout the South met at Auburn University to brainstorm ways to use artificial intelligence to help ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agrosense, Agroview, AI, AI In Agriculture, Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Auburn University, Conference, Damian Adams, Farmers, Joe Glover, Kati Migliaccio, Southeast, Yiannis Ampatzidis

Stand Up and Holler for ABE


February 2, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, Biological Engineering, Gator Nation Giving Day, Stand Up And Holler, UFABE

Ag engineer comes ‘home’ to UF/IFAS; uses AI to help reduce farm labor costs


January 25, 2022

Dana Choi grew up in South Korea but considers Florida her second home. She spent several years on the main campus of the University of Florida, getting her master’s and doctoral degrees in agricultural and biological engineering from the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Dana Choi, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Robotics, South Korea, Strawberries, Sustainable Agriculture, Tomatoes

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