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Horse owners help protect water quality with new tool

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September 19, 2022

Managing manure can be a challenge for horse owners. One horse can produce an average of 50 pounds of waste per day and with an estimated 385,000 horses in Florida, that waste piles up. A new UF/IFAS online tool helps horse owners identify ways ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Equine, Horse, Horse Care, Horse Management, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department, Water, Water Quality
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Ancient origins of donkeys discovered

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September 14, 2022

The horse has cemented its place in history as a companion animal, athlete, mode of transportation and more. Sometimes overlooked, the donkey has its own unique and significant history, which tells how it evolved right alongside humans. New ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Equine, Equine Research, Genetics, Genome, Genome Sequencing, History, UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department
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Global Food Systems Institute to take land-grant mission worldwide


August 29, 2022

The University of Florida has announced the creation of the UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute, which will expand the scope of the existing Food Systems Institute to achieve global preeminence in all three components of the land-grant mission. Created ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adegbola Adesogan, Animal Sciences, ET And Vam York, Global Food Systems Institute, J. Scott Angle, News

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Emphasizes the IFAS Mission

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August 29, 2022

The UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department (ANS) is an academic department focused on creating new solutions to tomorrow’s problems. In the areas of teaching, research, and Extension, our faculty integrate the most modern technologies available ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, IFAS, Research, UF Animal Science, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research

UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences Announces 2022-2023 Student Ambassadors

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August 8, 2022

In the coming year 10 students will serve on the 2022 - 2023 Animal Sciences Ambassador team. Animal Sciences Ambassadors are student representatives of the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS). They recruit potential students, represent ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Clubs & Volunteers, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ambassadors, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Extension, Student Ambassadors, Student Life, UF CALS, Undergraduate

American Society of Animal Science Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


August 1, 2022

In June, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) hosted its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty and students were recognized. Students and faculty from ANS participated ... READ MORE

Category: , Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Horses, Meat Science

UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Study Abroad: Greece

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July 22, 2022

In May, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Ambassadors spent nearly two weeks studying abroad in Greece and Canada. Nineteen ambassadors ventured on this trip, including four Animal Sciences (ANS) students. They were accompanied ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, Ans, Greece, Study Abroad, UF Animal Sciences, Undergraduate

American Dairy Science Association Recognizes UF/IFAS Faculty and Students


July 19, 2022

In June, more than 100 dairy science students from 25 universities including the University of Florida (UF) attended the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Dairy Science Association (ADSA) in Kansas City, Missouri. Students and faculty from the UF ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Sciences, Ans, Dairy, Education, Research, UF Animal Sciences, Undergraduate

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