Family Day at the Dairy Farm is an open house held on February 11, 2023, from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the UF/IFAS Dairy Farm located in Alachua, Florida. The event has been moved to earlier in the year in hopes of avoiding bad weather.
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Last month, three animal sciences students represented the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students at the Animal Welfare Assessment Contest at North Carolina State University. Daniel Dolfi, Nick Espina and Carmen Burner received ... READ MORE
Fall 2022 Have You HERD
This semester, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Undergraduate Advising Office successfully launched the “Have you HERD?” student program. If you have not already ... READ MORE
Written by Raluca Mateescu, Professor of Animal Genetics and Genomics, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
The Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Florida is the first US institution to offer a ... READ MORE
Gracie was a communications intern with American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) this summer as the final chapter of her ANS degree. She spent most of her time writing and editing blogs, email campaigns, and coordinating ... READ MORE
Hannah Newsome is a current UF Animal Sciences student in the Equine Specialization. Hannah spent her summer as an intern at Cindale Farms & Southern Craft Creamery, a dairy operation in Marianna, Florida. Each day was ... READ MORE
Ainsley Hutto is a current UF Animal Sciences student in the Equine Specialization. This summer, Ainsley worked as an Equine Reproductive Intern at the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. Her primary role ... READ MORE
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
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
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.
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