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Tag: Agricultural and Biological Engineering

EDIS Spotlight: Applications of Artificial Intelligence for Precision Agriculture

Technology advances have enabled the development and implementation of remote sensing technologies for plant, weed, pest, and disease identification and management. This provides an opportunity to develop intelligent agricultural systems for precision applications using artificial intelligence and machine… Read More

Women at the helm inspire the next generation of agricultural and biological engineers

Despite a more visible push over the past several years to encourage girls and women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, one area continues to see a higher number of men earning degrees:… Read More

ABE Internships: Ag-Pro Companies

Agricultural Operations Management student Carson Ostrum spent over a month shadowing and learning from the Ag-Pro sales team,  the service and parts department, and a store General Manager. Learn more about Carson’s internship in his Q&A below: What… Read More

ABE Internships: Kymanox

During her internship, Biological Engineering student Ayla Sage served as an Engineering Project Specialist at Kymanox. Kymanox is a premiere technical product and project management company providing clients in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Device, and Combination Product… Read More

ABE Internships: Walther Farms

Agricultural Operations Management student Kip Jedlicka worked as an assistant field manager during his internship with Walther Farms. This role involved three different aspects of potato production including lab duties, line and field duties, and agronomy duties. Learn… Read More

Blueberry growers can use updated, UF/IFAS web-based tool to fight fungus

Instead of spraying every two or three weeks, Florida blueberry growers can use an updated web-based tool to fight anthracnose fruit rot (AFR) with more precision, thanks to work by UF/IFAS experts. Blueberries grow throughout much of Florida… Read More

New Website is All About Harmful Algal Blooms

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has unveiled a new website to address the public’s confusion surrounding harmful algal blooms (HABs) – the causes of such events, effects and attempts to combat future blooms. Scientists from several departments… Read More

Texas Airport Environmental Affairs Executive Named UF Distinguished Alumnus

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – At the helm of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport’s (DFW Airport) sustainability, future mobility and disruptive technology initiatives is Robert Horton. On Dec. 14, Horton was recognized as a distinguished alumnus of the University of… Read More

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