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Learn more about meat quality, robotics, invasive reptiles and more – and maybe win a prize at Youth Field Day on June 27

May 7, 2024

You want to see cattle up close and find out how Florida ranchers bring beef to your dinner table? Come to the 15th Annual Youth Field Day at the UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center (RCREC) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 27. Space ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Curriculum
Tags: #aiatuf, Andrea Dunlap, Brent Sellers, Invasive Reptiles, Meat, Ona, Precision Ag, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Soil, Youth Field Day

White House officials tour UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center; admire AI initiatives, tout importance of cybersecurity

April 2, 2024

Responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) holds tremendous potential to make our world more prosperous and secure, while misuse of AI can lead to cybersecurity issues. Knowing that, White House officials toured the University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture, Dana Choi, Digital Twin, Florida Institute For Cybersecurity Research, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, HiPerGator, Horticultural Sciences, Jack Rechcigl, Jacob Braun, Kevin Wang, Natalia Peres, Nathan Boyd, Office Of The National Cyber Director, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Precision Ag, White House
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UF/IFAS research: Can artificial intelligence outsmart invasive species?

February 29, 2024

Argentine black and white tegus are large non-native invasive lizards posing a threat to the biodiversity and natural balance of Florida’s ecosystems. Tegus have a diverse diet including fruits, vegetables, insects, small animals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: @TheCrocDocs, AI, AI Trap, Argentine Black And White Tegu, Artificial Intelligence, Croc Docs, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Research, Jenna Cole, Melissa Miller, News, Research, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, University Of Florida, World Vision Systems

New tomato breeder at GCREC now sits in her mentor’s chair, plans to continue legacy of bringing best data to growers and flavorful fruit to consumers

February 13, 2024

Jessica Chitwood-Brown grew up in rural Alma, Arkansas, where she rode horses, fished with her dad and played at the marina.  She also recalls participating in the Crawford County Fair, going to football games on Friday nights, horse ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Cultivars, Entomology, Flavor, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Jack Rechigl, Jay Scott, Jessica Chitwood-Brown, Kevin Wang, Machine Harvesting, Plant Pathology, Prec-ag, Precision Ag, Sam Hutton, Sustainable Agriculture, Tomato Breeding, University Florida, University Of Arkansas, Yield

AI-powered app can detect poison ivy

January 23, 2024

Poison ivy ranks among the most medically problematic plants. Up to 50 million people worldwide suffer annually from rashes caused by contact with the plant, a climbing, woody vine native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, the Western ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Algorithm, App, Artificial Intelligence, Detection, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Nathan Boyd, Poison Ivy, Precision Ag, Renato Herrig

Global food and beverage industry representatives to come to Orlando to learn latest flavor research

January 17, 2024

Flavor comes from a combination of nature and science. Food and beverage industry representatives from across the world will gather in Orlando in March to learn the research behind unique tastes and aromas. Scientists from the UF/IFAS Citrus ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Aroma, Artificial Intelligence, Beverages, Citrus Research And Education Center, Dairy, Flavor, Food, Food Science And Human Nutrition, International Flavor Summit, Precision Ag, Research, Science, UF Center For Smell And Taste, Yu Wang

Digital twin technology helps scientists simulate problems, provide solutions to help growers

January 2, 2024

Farmers should benefit greatly from digital twin technology, which leverages significant advances in big data, computing power and artificial intelligence to generate virtual representations of the physical world. A digital twin is a virtual ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Charlie Li, Damian Adams, Dana Choi, Digital Twin, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Precision Ag, UF/IFAS Research

UF part of multi-institutional, $22M cereal crops project funded by USAID

November 2, 2023

The U.S. Agency for International Development announced the creation of the Feed the Future Climate Resilient Cereals Innovational Lab, or CRCIL, to improve lives around the world by making cereal crops more readily available to those most at ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Charlie Messina, Climate Resilient Cereals Innovational Lab, Feed The Future, Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Usaid
dry lake bed

“Where’s My Water!” Wins UF AI Days Hackathon

October 20, 2023

With a mix of coding, artificial intelligence, and soil, water, and ecosystem sciences, the all-female team behind "Where's My Water!" secured the top spot in the University of Florida AI Days Hackathon competition. The team’s winning project ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Tanya Charan, UF AI Days Hackathon, Water Science

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