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


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


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

UF Animal Sciences Makes History at AMSA Reciprocal Meats Conference


July 12, 2022

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) students and faculty brought home gold from the 2022 American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meats Conference (AMS RMC). The 2022 AMSA ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Ans, Awards, Awards And Recognition, Education, Meat Science
Genetic Improvement

Genetic Improvement and Sustainability of Animal Industries


April 25, 2022

By Raluca Mateescu, Professor Selection has been practiced for centuries using a variety of methods and tools. Robert Bakewell, who thrived in the mid-18th century, is recognized today as the first animal breeder, one of the first to realize ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Behavior, Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Science, Ans, Body Condition, Genetics
Know Your Heifer

Florida Yearling Beef Heifer Reproductive Performance Benchmarks


March 28, 2022

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

Category: , Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Management, Animal Research, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Body Condition, Extension

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