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UF/IFAS CALS Alumnus Featured on Food Network Show, “Halloween Wars”


October 23, 2020

For UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) alumnus Chad Gainey, Halloween is not only just his favorite holiday, it’s a chance to showcase his spooktacular pumpkin carvings on the hit ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education, Alumni, Art, Business, CALS Alumni, Halloween, Pumpkins

Applied business model for animal feed generates revenue and improves livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Niger


March 17, 2020

A new business supplying animal feeds to rural Niger is helping to overcome vast distances and other hurdles that constrain the productivity and incomes of goat and sheep farmers. Though 90 percent of the rural population in Niger owns ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock
Tags: Business, Feed, International Development, Niger, Research, Trade
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Top 5 Reasons Why I Chose to Major in Agricultural Operations Management


June 7, 2019

By Noah Boldt, master's student studying fisheries and aquatic sciences, CALS alumnus ‘19 (agricultural operations management major) The agricultural operations management (AOM) major combines hands-on applied coursework and core business ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Ag Law, Ag Majors, Agribusiness, Agricultural Operations Management, Agriculture Regulations, Business, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Fisheries, Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences, Majors Quiz, Natural Resources, Regulations, STEM Majors, Water

What’s up with this weather? Track it with a FAWN Weather Station


March 15, 2019

FAWN, or the Florida Automated Weather Network, is a system of weather stations created as a resource for industry professionals to make informed management decisions in agriculture production. Since 1998, FAWN has monitored dew point, relative ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Business, Climate, Crops, FAWN, Production, Temperature, Weather
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So You Think You Want to Start a Greenhouse Business in Florida


February 27, 2019

Here’s few tips to consider before you get started. There’s a lot to know, but you can learn it in advance to diving in. This will prevent you from making costly mistakes. Have a Business Plan Create a business plan that includes your ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agribusiness, Business, Fertilizer, Greenhouse, Ocextension, Pest Management, PH

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