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Food Is Our Middle Name podcast

Food is Our Middle Name Podcast: What’s the deal with…careers in food?

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November 4, 2022

This week we serve up a two-part episode. Part one, we sat down with Dean Turner and Cathy Carr, leaders in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to discuss the incredible range of fascinating careers in the food industry. (Spoiler ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agriculture, Agriculture Jobs, CALS, Careers, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology Program, Podcast, Space, UF/IFAS CALS, UF/IFAS Communications
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UF/IFAS ranks high among national, international peers


November 1, 2022

As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences. U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: AAAS Fellows, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Global Food Systems Institute, Invasion Science Research Institute, News, Rankings, Research Expenditures, SEEDIT
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Swapping red and black for orange and blue: How three Georgia Bulldogs became UF/IFAS leaders


October 26, 2022

While the University of Florida and the University of Georgia may be rivals on the football field, both land-grant universities share a commitment to growing future leaders in agriculture and natural resources. There is a lot of “cross-pollination” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dean Kopsell, Environmental Horticulture, Jeanna Mastrodicasa, Matt Whiles, News, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences

AI-enhanced system detects bruised strawberries before they get to the grocery store

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September 8, 2022

If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes. Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Bruises, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Lee, Detection, Fresh, Grocery Store, Harvesting, Maturity, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Produce, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Xue Zhou, Yiannis Ampatzidis

The New Chomp on the Block


July 12, 2022

Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics LinkedIn Roots Hello! I'm Amanda Decker, I am not a Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS
Tags: Academics, Ag Careers, Best Management, Best Management Practices, Careers, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Commercial Horticulture, Communication, Extension, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Intern, Internship, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Summer, UF/IFAS Extension Internship

New medicinal plants course addresses industry needs

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May 10, 2022

Emerging industries require a skilled workforce to function. Sometimes, the industry begins to boom before employers can hire a sufficient number of skilled employees. That was the case for many employers in the medicinal plant industry, which ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Emerging Enterprises, Hemp, Medicinal Plants, UF College Of Pharmacy, UF/IFAS CALS
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UF/IFAS scientist shares how love for learning led to lifetime of teaching, international work

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March 23, 2022

BELLE GLADE, Fla – Throughout history, women have played a key role in humanity's scientific advancements. As mentors, innovators and thought leaders, women in science have inspired and empowered countries, communities, women and young girls ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Everglades Research And Education Center, Featured Hot Topic, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, National Women's History Month, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences Department, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF International Center, UF/IFAS Soil And Water Sciences Department, Women In Science, Women's History Month

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