The most critical animal category in Florida cow-calf operations is the yearling heifer. In 2018, Florida had a cattle inventory of 1.6 million head, and from these, approximately 900,000 were beef cows, mostly crossbreeds. Every year, approximately ... READ MORE
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Teacher and Advisor Appreciation Week is here! This is a week dedicated to thanking our teachers and advisors who do so much within our college. Students can write them notes, submit their name for ... READ MORE
By Raluca Mateescu, Professor
Whenever I talk to reports, the one question I can count on being asked is what I think about the growing message that we should stop eating hamburgers and steaks (or animal products in general) in an effort ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Animal sciences double Gator Trey Warnock was recognized with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni and Friends Horizon Award.
Given at the UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction, this award is presented to a CALS ... READ MORE
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student Melody Gladders spent several months completing an internship in Kyrgyzstan with a non-profit organization designed to help teach the local community about modern agricultural practices. Through ... READ MORE
Animal sciences senior Dakota Teems spent the summer of 2021 working around the cluck, gaining real-world experience in the poultry industry while interning with Pilgrim's, a subsidiary of JBS Foods located in Live Oak, Florida. Teems connected ... READ MORE
ONA, Fla. --- Heat stress impairs animal performance and health, leading to annual losses of $1.2 billion for the dairy, beef and swine industries in the United States. That’s why Philipe Moriel and other University of Florida scientists are ... READ MORE
As a way to learn more about the 23 majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, we've been asking 23 questions. Kylie Philipps, a master's student in animal ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida named animal sciences assistant professor Antonio Faciola as the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Faculty Advisor/Mentor of the Year in their annual teaching and advising awards for faculty and staff.
Faciola ... READ MORE
By DeLene Beeland
New University of Florida research findings could improve cattle breeding by giving ranchers desirable traits such as faster animal growth and greater resistance against disease.
In their study, researchers uncovered links ... READ MORE