This Independence Day might feel a little different for José Dubeux, a professor at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS NFREC).
Monday marks his first Fourth of July holiday as an American citizen. ... READ MORE
Vijaya Gopal Kakani joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS agronomy department. He starts July 6.
As the new chair, Kakani will lead the department in its goal to improve and sustain food production while conserving ... READ MORE
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
How hot is too hot, and how dry is too dry, for the Earth’s forests? A new study from an international team of researchers found the answers – by looking at decades of dying trees.
Just published in the journal “Nature Communications,” ... READ MORE
A new long-term study shows how climate change and invasive plants can have synergistic effects on a native tree species.
The study tested the effects of prescribed fire on long-leaf pines grown under different conditions: drought, invasive ... READ MORE
Name: Deah Lieurance
Position: UF/IFAS Extension scientist in the Agronomy Department and coordinator of the UF/IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas
Hometown: Dayton/Greenville, Ohio
Years with UF/IFAS: ... READ MORE
By Cayla Romano, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant
UF/IFAS agronomy extension scientist and UF/IFAS CAIP affiliate faculty Deah Lieurance has been selected to receive the Rita Beard Visionary Leadership ... READ MORE
Most of the world’s coffee is grown in tropical regions. However, a changing climate could allow coffee to grow farther north — for example, in Florida.
To understand how that might work, scientists with the University of Florida are ... READ MORE
Houston, we’re fixing a problem. [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]A University of Florida scientist is leading a project to develop a tool -- based on data from satellites -- that ranchers can use to improve their pasture and grazing ... READ MORE
[inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]As UF/IFAS joins a university-wide push to increase artificial intelligence research, its faculty will help solve major problems.[/inlinetweet]
Among them: ensuring crops taste good and resist diseases ... READ MORE