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UF/IFAS scientists host next ‘STEPS’ toward phosphorus sustainability with national think tank in South Florida


April 17, 2024

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for food security and human survival, and it is an element that cannot be replenished. That is why using phosphorus efficiently is essential and the focus of a national research effort led by leading ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Elise Morrison, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Jonathan Judy, Juan Nino, Kelly Morgan, Matthew VanWeelden, National Science Foundation, National Science Foundation-Science And Technology Center, News, Research, Sandra Guzmán, Science And Technologies For Phosphorus Sustainability, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Steps, UF-IFAS, University Of Florida

Gilbert’s service to lead UF/IFAS extended


January 9, 2024

Robert Gilbert, who has served the past six months as University of Florida interim senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, will serve in a full leadership role for at least another 18 months. Gilbert has served as ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: AAAS, Everglades Research And Education Center, Interim Senior Vice President, Robert Gilbert, Scott Angle, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, UF/IFAS Research

Meet Katia Viana Xavier: A UF/IFAS plant pathologist forging change for food security in the EAA


March 8, 2023

Katia Viana Xavier holds a special place among growers in the Everglades Agriculture Area (EAA) as a researcher fighting plant diseases at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).   They know ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agronomy, Department Of Plant Pathology, EAA, Everglades Agriculture Area, Everglades Research And Education Center, International Women's Day, Katia Viana Xavier, National Women's History Month, News, Plant Pathology, Research, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Research, Women's History Month
Image - Daroub with UF International Center team and collaborators from University of California, Davis and Virginia Tech visiting Jordan in 2013 to assess extension and education programs.

UF/IFAS scientist shares how love for learning led to lifetime of teaching, international work


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, Water Quality, Women In Science, Women's History Month

Internationally acclaimed scientist to lead UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center


February 16, 2022

BELLE GLADE, Fla –Samira Daroub, an internationally acclaimed soil and water scientist and professor, has been named director of the UF/IFAS Everglades Research & Education Center (EREC). The appointment is effective immediately. Daroub ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: BMPs, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Everglades Agricultural Area, Everglades Research And Education Center, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences Department, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, Water, Water Quality

UF/IFAS scientists tapped to join national research effort advancing phosphorus sustainability, funded by NSF


September 12, 2021

Two University of Florida scientists have joined a national research effort to promote phosphorus sustainability across the United States. Together they will work under the funding auspices of the National Science Foundation-Science and ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Jehangir Bhadha, NC State, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, UF/IFAS In The News

There’s Plenty to See, Do, Learn at Everglades Research and Education Center: Nov. 7 Open House Joins Community with Faculty, Scientists and Research


October 8, 2019

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Engage in agriculture from the ground up on November 7 from 8 am. to 3 p.m. at the Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) Open House. The free event is designed to sprout curiosity and awareness from the public about ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Belle Glade, Community, Corn, Entomophagy, EREC, Everglades Research And Education Center, Hydroponics, Open House, Sugar Cane, UF-IFAS, Water Quality, Wildlife

UF assistant professor wins national agronomy award for innovative sugarcane research


December 19, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida plant scientist, who has created varieties of sugarcane that are grown across more than 90 percent of Florida and in several Central American countries, has been given a national award for his innovative ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Everglades Research And Education Center, IFAS, News, Sugarcane

UF/IFAS hosting March 30 FDA seminar on Food Safety Modernization Act rules


March 1, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is holding one of only five national educational seminars on the Food and Drug Administration’s new final food safety rules. The FDA’s Food Safety ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

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