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July 4th feature: UF researcher is a new U.S. citizen; learn about his work in sustainability


June 30, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Cattle Industry, Extension, Feature, Forage, Jose Dubeux, Livestock, NFREC, North Florida Research And Education Center, Research

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

Global team of scientists determine ‘fingerprint’ for how much heat, drought is too much for forests


April 5, 2022

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

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Climate Change, Forest Health, Trees, William Hammond
prescribed fire in a research plot

UF study shows how climate change can worsen impact of invasive plants


February 8, 2022

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

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Climate Change, Cogongrass, Luke Flory, News

NAISMA Recognizes Deah Lieurance with Rita Beard Visionary Leadership Award


October 14, 2021

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

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Award, CAIP, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, NAISMA
Coffee plants in the field

Florida-grown coffee? How UF scientists are using AI to serve up the possibilities


April 14, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Coffee, News, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Soil And Water Sciences

UF scientists look to space to help ranchers on Earth


February 18, 2021

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

Category: Farm Management
Tags: Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Chris Wilson, Dataset, Ecosystems, Forage, Management, NASA, North Florida Research And Education Center, Orbit, Pasture Biomass, Ranch, Satellite

UF/IFAS boosts AI research to help solve perplexing issues


February 11, 2021

[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

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Diane Rowland, Entomology And Nematology, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, HiPerGator, Horticultural Sciences, J. Scott Angle, Machine Learning, Remote Sensing, Soil And Water Sciences, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Vance Whitaker, Yiannis Ampatzidis

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