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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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
We are excited to welcome our UF Animal Sciences (ANS) students for the 2022-2023 school year! We hope everyone had a fruitful summer and is energized for the fall semester. To our new students, welcome to the Animal Sciences Department! We ... READ MORE
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
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
The University of Florida will hold its first Small Ruminant Short Course September 16 and17. The event is a collaboration among UF/IFAS Extension, the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, the UF/IFAS agronomy department, and the UF/IFAS department ... READ MORE
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
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